These Hands

These Hands

Book - 2010
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An African American man tells his grandson about a time when, despite all the wonderful things his hands could do, they could not touch bread at the Wonder Bread factory. Based on stories of bakery union workers; includes historical note.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010
ISBN: 9780547215662
0547215665
Branch Call Number: FICTION Mas
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Audience: 004-008
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Floyd

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As a young worker in a bread factory, Grandpa couldn't get a promotion because wasn't allowed to touch bread dough. But his grandson can aspire to "anything at all."

As a young worker in a bread factory, Grandpa couldn't get a promotion because wasn't allowed to touch bread dough. But his grandson can aspire to "anything at all."


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Mar 13, 2016

Wonderful! A very gently told oral history that has lovely illustrations, well done repetitive text that doesn't get tiresome, and a lovely grandfather-grandson storyline.

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