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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
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
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Lyons, Kelly Starling
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD 610 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
Grades K-4
LC call number
  • PZ7.L995545
  • PZ7.L995545
LC item number
  • El 2012
  • El 2012
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Minter, Daniel
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Weddings
  • African Americans
  • African American families
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
sky243606715
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399250033
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
bl2011036792
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Publication
Control code
sky243606715
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399250033
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
bl2011036792
Other physical details
col. ill.

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