Me and Momma and Big John
Source:Candlewick, Volume 1st, Somerville, Mass. (2012)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3618 .O354464 M4 2012 F
Keywords:African Americans--Fiction, African Americans--Juvenile fiction, Building--Fiction, Building--Juvenile fiction, Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.)--Fiction, Cathedrals--Fiction, Cathedrals--Juvenile fiction, JUVENILE FICTION / Art & Architecture, JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Issues), JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles / City & Town Life, Mothers and sons--Fiction, Mothers and sons--Juvenile fiction, N.Y.)--Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.)--Fiction, New York (N.Y.)--Juvenile fiction, Picture books for children, Stone-cutters--Juvenile fiction, Stonecutters--Fiction
Summary: Little John is proud of his mother's work as a stonecutter for a cathedral called "Big John," but struggles to understand the importance of spending so much time on one stone that no one will know Momma cut. Includes a history of New York City's Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 6-10