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Up before daybreak : cotton and people in America

Author: Deborah Hopkinson
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Read about the importance of cotton in America's history and learn about the lives of people who picked it and worked with it.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hopkinson, Deborah.
Up before daybreak.
New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, ©2006
(OCoLC)608087259
Online version:
Hopkinson, Deborah.
Up before daybreak.
New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, ©2006
(OCoLC)608153124
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Hopkinson
ISBN: 0439639018 9780439639019
OCLC Number: 58729842
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2007
Description: 120 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Unraveling the threads --
pt. 1. King Cotton : before the Civil War --
ch. 1. A shoeful of cotton seeds --
ch. 2. Up before daybreak --
ch. 3 Mountains of cotton --
ch. 4. At the clang of a bell : the mill girls of Lowell --
pt. 2. Tough times : the Civil War and after --
ch. 5. From can to can't : sharecroppers and tenant farmers --
ch. 6. They called us lintheads : mill villages of the South --
ch. 7. Cotton pickers : the forces of change --
ch. 8. Mill workers : the last generation --
A hundred pounds of cotton : children then and now --
Further reading for young people --
Selected bibliography --
Notes --
Text permissions --
Photo credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Deborah Hopkinson.

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Read about the importance of cotton in America's history and learn about the lives of people who picked it and worked with it.

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