At the Crossroads
The children are waiting at the crossroads. The excitement and sense of celebration grows. Today their fathers come home from working in the mines, and neither hardship or deprivation can tarnish the joy of the reunion. Caldecott Honor-winner Rachel Isadora has spent much time in South Africa with her husabnd. The the Crossroads grows out of that experience and a scene that she witnessed there. Full-color illustrations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jessicasolis6 - LibraryThing
This book is about a group of children eagerly awaiting the return of their fathers, who have been working in the mines for a really long time. The children don't see the men at first so they just keep waiting. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vwhitt - LibraryThing
Although this is the story of children in South Africa, it is one that some American children will be able to relate to. Parents leave. In this case, their father has been away for ten months working ... Read full review