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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.
About this title
Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--who grew up between the 1880's and the 1950's.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)
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