Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir
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First edition, stated. Signed by both authors and dated in black ink on the blank page before the title page: "With very best wishes / Eloise Greenfield / Lessie Jones Little / Nov. 1980." Book is unmarked; slight spine slant; small impact bump to two bottom board edges. Dust jacket is corner-clipped (bottom front panel) but price ($7.95) is in the untouched top corner; minor chipping to spine ends and corners. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001339
About this title:
From the Back Cover: Eloise Greenfield?Three [African-American] women?grandmother, mother, daughter?recall 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.? ?H.
Notable 1979 Children?s 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)
Title: Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, New York
Publication Date: 1979
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition.
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