Ma Dear's Aprons

Illustrated by Floyd Cooper
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About The Author

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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.

About The Illustrator

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 1, 1997)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689810510
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD800L

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Awards and Honors

  • CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book

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