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The Resource Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter

Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter

Label
Ellen's broom
Title
Ellen's broom
Statement of responsibility
Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cherishing the special broom resting above her hearth for its representation of the slave heritage that once forbade legal marriages, Ellen prepares for her parents' triumphant registry at a Reconstruction-era courthouse as lawful husband and wife and proudly carries the broom so that they can repeat a cultural wedding tradition
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lyons, Kelly Starling
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.L995545
LC item number
El 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Minter, Daniel
  • Thomann, Ryan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Weddings
  • Brooms and brushes
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Weddings
  • Reconstruction
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • "A young girl discovers a family tradition."--Cover
  • "A rare story about family and the meaning of freedom."--back cover
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399250033
Lccn
201147101
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • sky243606715
  • (OCoLC)731911644
  • 837414
Label
Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Publication
Note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • "A young girl discovers a family tradition."--Cover
  • "A rare story about family and the meaning of freedom."--back cover
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399250033
Lccn
201147101
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • sky243606715
  • (OCoLC)731911644
  • 837414

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