Author: Carole Byard

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Camille Yarbrough, Carole Byard

Explains how the hair style of cornrows, a symbol in Africa since ancient times, can today in this country symbolize the courage of outstanding Afro-Americans.

Book:Working Cotton

Working Cotton

Sherley Anne Williams, Carole Byard

This child’s view of the long day’s work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poet’s resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant family life. “With its restrained poetic text and impressionist paintings, this is a picture book for older readers, too.”—Booklist

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