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Apple Picking Time - Cover
Apple Picking Time
Michelle Benoit Slawson, Trumpet, NY 1995
 
Wonderful story of a family of migrant apple pickers, and of a little girl's sense of triumph as she helps the family. Loving scene of parents dancing to the radio during a lunch break, because it is their anniversary. A sense of where food comes from and of the labor that is required to bring it to our table. Child and father look Hispanic, mother looks Euro-American. Pickers are ethnically mixed. A favorite of mine.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Non-Stereotypical Females, Migrant, Rural, Working Class, Latino American, Multi-racial Groups, White/Euro-American
Special Topics: Food, Work
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Care & Love of Nature