When Ellen’s parents were slaves, they jumped over a broom to start a life together. So Ellen brings the broom to the courthouse when her parents’ marriage finally becomes legal. Author’s note. Full-color linoleum block-print illustrations, which were printed by hand and painted.
Ellen's BroomBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780399250033 Format: Print Book Edition: - Publisher: Putnam’s Page Count: 32 Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" Dewey Classification: E Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.5, Points: 0.5 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 2.4, Points: 2 Lexile: Level: AD610L Awards & Honors: 2013 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor; NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2013, History/Life & Culture in the Americas
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