Working Cotton
published in 1997


Appropriate age:
Young Kid (age 5-7)
Reading level:
Grade 2
Genre: Fiction
Cultures: Americas, England, Europe, United States, African American
Subjects: Farm, Family, Friendship, Cars, Cats


This child's view of the long day's work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poet's resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant family life. "With its restrained poetic text and impressionist paintings, this is a picture book for older readers, too."-- Booklist