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Author Hopkinson, Deborah.
Title Up before daybreak : cotton and people in America / Deborah Hopkinson.
Publication Info. New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, c2006.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Non-Fiction  Juv. 331.7 H    IN LIBRARY
Description 120 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-114) and index.
Summary Read about the importance of cotton in America's history and learn about the lives of people who picked it and worked with it.
Contents A shoeful of cotton seeds -- Up before daybreak -- Mountains of cotton -- At the clang of a bell -- From can to can't -- They called us lintheads -- Cotton pickers -- Mill workers.
Subject Cotton picking -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton growing -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton trade -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Cotton farmers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Sharecroppers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Textile workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Working class -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Cotton and people in America
ISBN 0439639018 (hardcover) :
Standard No. 9780439639019