Library:ADCLP/Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters
Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters / by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack ; illustrated by John Thompson.
Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War.
19th century, Christmas, Plantation life, Slaves, Social conditions, Southern States
Ages 7 - 12 / Grades 2 - 7
- Coretta Scott King Author Award, 1995
- New York : Scholastic, 1994. 68. ISBN 0590430270