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Ma Dear's aprons / Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper.

McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017 (author.). Cooper, Floyd, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 9 of 12 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kershaw County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Camden Library McKissack (Text) 33255001721449 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library McKissack (Text) 33255001953109 Juvenile Picture Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689810512
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [1997]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Anne Schwartz book."
Summary, etc.:
Young David Earl always knows what day of the week it is, because his mother, Ma Dear, has a different apron for every day except Sunday.
Target Audience Note:
003-008.
AD800L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 4.2 0.5 17723
Subject: Aprons > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and sons > Juvenile fiction.
African American families > Juvenile fiction.
Days > Juvenile fiction.
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Patricia C. McKissack is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children, including Goin' Someplace Special, a Coretta Scott King Award winner; The Honest-to-Goodness Truth; Let My People Go, written with her husband, Fredrick, and recipient of the NAACP Image Award; The Dark-Thirty, a Newbery Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Award winner; and Mirandy and Brother Wind, recipient of the Caldecott Medal and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Floyd Cooper received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his illustrations in Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land. Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mr. Cooper received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma and, after graduating, worked as an artist for a major greeting card company. In 1984 he came to New York City to pursue a career as an illustrator of books and now lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his wife and children.


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