Christmas in the Big House: Christmas in the Quarters
Scholastic, Incorporated, Oct 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses of the South and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War. Reprint.
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Review: Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the QuartersUser Review - Gale - Goodreads
“A Tidewater Upstairs, Downstairs” In some 60 pages (followed by 4 pages of Notes) the authors present a faithfully detailed account of the contrasting ways that Christmas was celebrated in the Big ... Read full review
Review: Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the QuartersUser Review - AnnieM - Goodreads
This is what Everyone should read. It tells the two sides of the story. You get the glamor and grandeur of the big house. You also get to see the quarters and how they celebrated the same holiday. The illustrations add that extra something to the story. Add this to your reading list. Read full review