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Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters

Author: Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack; John Thompson
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack; John Thompson
ISBN: 0590430270 9780590430272
OCLC Number: 26858298
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1995.
Description: 68 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Christmas is coming ... --
In the big house ... --
And in the Quarters ... --
Getting ready for the big times --
Deck the halls --
Christmas eve-a very busy day --
Gloria in Excelsis Deo --
Pattin' the Juba --
Christmas gif' --
All day it's Christmas --
Rise up, shepherd, an' foller --
We wear the mask on New Year's eve --
First day --
Looking back.
Responsibility: by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack ; illustrated by John Thompson.

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Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War.

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