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Up before daybreak : cotton and people in America

Author: Deborah Hopkinson
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Print version:
Hopkinson, Deborah.
Up before daybreak.
New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, ©2006
(DLC) 2005008128
(OCoLC)58729842
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Hopkinson
OCLC Number: 608087259
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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