Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters / by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack ; illustrated by John Thompson.

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Summary

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.

Keywords

19th century, Christmas, Plantation life, Slaves, Social conditions, Southern States

Reading Levels

Ages 7 - 12 / Grades 2 - 7

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