Childtimes: A Three Generation Memoir


Author: Greenfield, Eloise/ Little, Lessie Jones/ Pinkney, Jerry (ILT)
ISBN: 9780064461344 Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books

Eloise GreenfieldÔThree [African-American] womenÑgrandmother, mother, daughterÑrecall significant aspects of their respective childhoods [from the 1800s through the 1950s]. The effect is poignant and moving [as familiar patterns develop]: household chores, school life and socials, encounters with prejudice, love of family, pride of heritage.Õ ÑH.

Notable 1979 ChildrenÕs Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

1980 Carter G. Woodson Outstanding Merit Book (NCSS)

1979 Children's Book Show (American Institute of Graphic Arts)

Children's Books of 1979 (Library of Congress)

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