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Author Hopkinson, Deborah.
Title Up before daybreak : cotton and people in America / Deborah Hopkinson.
Pub Info New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, c2006.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 973 HOP     AVAILABLE
Descript 120 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Audience 1060L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.0 3 3 105282
Summary Read about the importance of cotton in America's history and learn about the lives of people who picked it and worked with it.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-114) and index.
Contents A shoeful of cotton seeds -- Up before daybreak -- Mountains of cotton -- At the clang of a bell -- From can to can't -- They called us lintheads -- Cotton pickers -- Mill workers.
Subject Cotton picking -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton growing -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton trade -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton farmers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Sharecroppers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Textile workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Working class -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton picking.
Cotton growing.
Cotton trade.
Slaves -- Biography.
Slavery.
ISBN 0439639018
9780439639019
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