Stitchin' and Pullin': A Gee's Bend Quilt

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Dragonfly Books
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
8.8 X 10.8 X 0.2 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780399549502

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About the Author

PATRICIA C. McKISSACK is the author of the Caldecott Honor Book Mirandy and Brother Wind and the Newbery Honor Book The Dark-Thirty. She and her husband, Fred, have written over a hundred books about the African American experience. She has also received the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children's books and the Virginia Hamilton Award. To get a feel for the lives of the quilters she describes in this book, Pat traveled to Gee's Bend, Alabama, where she spent several days with the quilt makers and even got a quilting lesson.

COZBI A. CABRERA is the illustrator of the picture books Thanks a Million and Beauty, Her Basket. She is also recognized for her handmade textile work, which includes quilts and clothing. Her collectible cloth dolls (muΓ±ecas) received national attention when they were featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Martha Stewart Show. You can visit her website at cozbi.com.

Reviews

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, September 15, 2008:
"An outstanding way to introduce aspects of African-American history and explore the power of community."
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