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Me and Momma and Big John

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Candlewick, Volume 1st, Somerville, Mass. (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3618 .O354464 M4 2012 F

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10101974

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

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 660; Ages 6-10