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In My Momma's Kitchen
Contributor(s): Nolen, Jerdine (Author), Bootman, Colin (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0064437868     ISBN-13: 9780064437868
Publisher: Amistad Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 2001
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Annotation: "Everything good that happens in my house happens in my momma's kitchen".

From the Saturdays when the aunts gather to make the biggest pot of soup in town to gathering round Gran Lee's stove on a cold winter afternoon, all kinds of fun and warm memories are cooked up in Momma's kitchen. Award-winning author Jerdine Nolen invites young readers to share in the joy of this most heartwarming of places. With glowing illustrations by Colin Bootman, In My Momma's Kitchen is a joyous celebration of African American families -- and mommas -- everywhere.

Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - Parents
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
Dewey: E
LCCN: 93037433
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: PreK-3
Lexile Measure: 650 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.14" H x 8.5" W x 10.98" L (0.36 lbs) 32 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Topical - Family
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 05/07/2001 pg. 249
School Library Journal 02/15/2005 pg. 58
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 42391
Reading Level: 3.9   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:

From Talking Pots Day, when the aunts all gather to make the biggest pot of soup in town, to gathering round Gran Lee's stove on a cold winter afternoon, to serenades and stories late at night, when the rest of the world is asleep, seems like everything good that happens in my house happens in my momma's kitchen. A celebration of African-American families and mommas everywhere, In My Momma's Kitchen tells the story of a year's events in everybody's favorite room.

From Talking Pots Day, when the aunts all gather to make the biggest pot of soup in town, to serenades and stories late at night, when the rest of the world is asleep, seems like everything good that happens in my house happens in my momma's kitchen. A celebration of African-American life and the bonds that unite all families, generation after generation.

Contributor Bio(s): Bootman, Colin: - Colin Bootman was born in Trinidad but moved to New York City at the age of seven. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York, he has illustrated six picture books, including the popular Oh, No, Toto! (Scholastic). Colin has four children: Shantaquira, Aaquil, Rashida, and Rashaud. He lives in New York City.Nolen, Jerdine: -

Jerdine Nolen is the author of a diverse range of picture books, from the thoughtful In My Momma's Kitchen to the wildly imaginative Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm, which was made into a TV movie. Jerdine Nolen lives with her children in Ellicott City, Maryland.


 
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