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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
Title variation
Ellens broom
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ellen has always known that the broom hanging on her family's cabin wall is a special symbol of her parents' wedding during slave days, so she proudly carries it to the courthouse when the marriage becomes legal
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
Tone
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, 2013.
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10063116
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lyons, Kelly Starling
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.L995545
LC item number
Ell 2012
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610
Literary form
fiction
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  • 0
  • 3
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Minter, Daniel
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True
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  • Marriage
  • Brooms and brushes
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Marriage
  • Brooms and brushes
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • African Americans
  • African American families
Target audience
primary
Label
Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399250033
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011047101
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)731911644
Label
Ellen's broom, Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
Publication
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399250033
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011047101
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)731911644

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