Ellen's Broom

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Ellen's Broom

by Kelly Starling Lyons

Illustrations by Daniel Minter

First Release:

February 2012

ISBN: 9780399250033

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.

 
  • 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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