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Author Lyons, Kelly Starling.
Title Ellen's broom / Kelly Starling Lyons ; illustrated by Daniel Minter.
Pub Info New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2012.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J PICTURE Lyo     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J PICTURE LYO     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Audience AD610L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.5 0.5 0.5 148129
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.
Subject African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile fiction.
Weddings -- Juvenile fiction.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Marriage customs and rites -- Juvenile fiction.
African American families -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Weddings -- Fiction.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- 1865-1898 -- Juvenile fiction.
Add Author Minter, Daniel.
ISBN 9780399250033 (lib. bdg.) : $16.99
0399250034 (lib. bdg.) : $16.99
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