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Picking Peas for a Penny

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4 out of 5
Based on 11 Ratings and 1 Reviews

Book Description
Angeline and John are off on a pea-picking race. Grandfather has promised them a penny for every pound of peas they pick on a hot summer day during the Depression. But what can the children buy for just a few pennies? Lot's of things. " . . . this rollicking, rhyming text . . . provides an upbeat, historical portrait of an African-American farm family."--Booklist.
Book Information
PublisherScholastic, Inc.
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100590459422
ISBN-13978-0590459426
Publication Date04/1993
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About Angela Shelf Medearis (Author) : Angela Shelf Medearis BIOGRAPHY Angela Shelf Medearis’ career as an author began the day she was fired from her job as a legal secretary. She decided to pursue her dream of writing so that she co... more
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About Charles Shaw (Illustrator) : Charles Shaw is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Charles Shaw include Comanche Captive: You are there, Assault: The Cri... more
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