Library:ADCLP/Beauty, her basket

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Beauty, her basket / by Sandra Belton ; illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera.

Summary

While visiting her grandmother in the Sea Islands, a young girl hears about her African heritage and learns to weave a sea grass basket. Annotation. Sea grass basket . . . Sweetgrass basket . . . Beauty, Her Basket. "I stick my nose inside the basket as far as it can go. I want to smell its secrets." Sandra Belton and Cozbi A. Cabrera invite you to the Sea Islands, where a young girl, her cousin Victor, and their Nana are spending the summer together. There will be stories to share and pictures to see and secrets worth knowing. Secrets about these times and the old times and tomorrow, too.

Reading Levels

[No age range specified] / [No grade range specified]

Publication History