Justin and the best biscuits in the world.

Author Walter, Mildred Pitts.
Language English
Publisher
New York: Amistad, 2010




Annotation:

Tired of the "women's work" he feels he must always do, ten-year-old Justin visits his cowboy grandfather, where he learns that cooking is men's work too.



Subjects :

  • Sex role
  • Fiction
  • Ranch life
  • Grandfathers
  • African Americans
  • Children's stories.
  • Afro-Americans
  • Family life

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Author Illustrator(s) :

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Best Books :

  • 50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Read, 2006 Cooperative Children's Book Center
  • Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 H.W. Wilson
  • Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 H.W. Wilson

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Awards, Honors & Prizes :

  • Coretta Scott King Book Award, 1987 Winner United States

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State & Provincial Reading List :

  • Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award, 1992-1993; Nominee Minnesota
  • Delaware Diamonds, 2001-2002; Nominee Delaware
  • Golden Sower Award, 1989; Nominee Nebraska

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Curriculum Tools :

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Reading Measurement Programs:


9780679803461, 0679803467
Alfred A. Knopf (New York:) 1986.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 3.9
Accelerated Reader Points 3

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.

Lexile Measure 620
Accelerated Reader Points

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 3-5
Reading Level 3
Accelerated Reader Points 4


0688066453
Lothrop Lee & Shepard (New York:) 1986.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 3.9
Accelerated Reader Points 3

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 3-5
Reading Level 3
Accelerated Reader Points 4

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Reviews :

Publishers Weekly (Publishers Weekly)
Refreshing, likable characters, an exciting rodeo and a history of the black cowboys combine to create a very special story, said PW. Ages 8-12. (Jan.)
(PUBLISHER: Alfred A. Knopf (New York:), PUBLISHED: 1986.)

Laura (BookHive (www.bookhive.org))
Ten-year-old Justin lives with his mom and two older sisters and he has a problem, he can't seem to do anything right. His room is never quite as clean as his sisters and trying to cook, even an egg, seems impossible. Finally he escapes to his grandfather's ranch for a few days where his grandfather shows him the tricks of how to make his bed, wash the dishes without water everywhere and even make biscuits. Justin returns home with a new confidence in himself, but can he pull off his new found skills for his family? Category: African-American; Read Aloud; Realistic Fiction. Grade Level: Intermediate (4th-6th grade). 1986, Lothrop Lee & Shepard. Ages 9 to 12.
(PUBLISHER: Lothrop Lee & Shepard (New York:), PUBLISHED: c1986.)

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Publication Details:

  Publisher ISBN Notes
New York: Amistad, 2010

Media Type: Language Material
122 p.:
PZ7.W17125 ([Fic])
9780061958915
0061958913
Originally published New York: Lothrop Lee & Shepard c1986.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf ;, 1999

Media Type: Language Material
128p.:
(813.54)
0679894489
9780679894483
Originally published Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1986.
[New York NY]: Macmillan/McGraw Hill, 1995

Media Type: Computer File
1 computer laser optical disc:
(CS/F/Jus)
001904268X
9780019042680
Based on the book by Mildred Pitts Walter.
Narration in English or Spanish.
User's manual for series is cataloged separately 004.56/Mul.
QuickTime 2.0 and Multimedia tuner 2.0.1 are provided on CD-ROM.
System requirements 8 MB RAM ; 5 MB hard disk space ; double-spin CD-ROM drive ; 13 in. color monitor ; System 7.1 or higher with QuickTime version 2.0 or higher ; mouse.
Version 1.01 = 1995.
New York: Scholastic, 1991

Media Type: Language Material
122 p.:
([Fic])
0590465198
9780590465199
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986

Media Type: Language Material
122 p.
([Fic])
0679803467
9780679803461
New York: Lothrop Lee & Shepard, 1986

Media Type: Language Material
122 p.:
PZ7.W17125 ([Fic])
0688066453
9780688066451

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