Ma Dear's aprons
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Apr 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
A Newbery Honor Book author and Coretta Scott King Honor Book illustrator join forces for this heartfelt collaboration. The pair movingly capture what life was like for a poor single mother and son in a time before washing machines, cars, and TV sets. Full color.
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MA DEAR'S APRONSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
McKissack's story looks at a week in the life of a turn-of- the-century African-American boy and his mother. David Earl identifies the days of the week by the color of Ma Dear's apron: Among them ... Read full review
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Ma Dear's aprons chronicled the work week for Jonelle. She is a hardworking woman who teaches her son the value of working hard, but also having a time of rest. She has a routine for every day of the ... Read full review