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  • Published: New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2012.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 610

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9780399250033
  • 0399250034

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Ellen's broom

by Lyons, Kelly Starling.

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Call number: E LYO

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks, Malletts Youth Picture Books, Pittsfield Youth PicBks, Traverwood Youth PicBks

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This story of an African American wedding explains the history of the custom of jumping the broom, and the time when slaves had not been allowed to legally marry before the post-slavery Reconstruction era.

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