Nettie Jo's Friends

Illus in full color While searching for a sewing needle to make her doll a new dress, Nettie Jo helps Miz Rabbit unflop her ears, Fox get the sun out of his eyes, and Panther stop his sneezing The trio turns up on her doorstep, with a needle as a thank you gift McKissack sets her story in the rural South at the turn of the century and offers a feisty black heroine whoIllus in full color While searching for a sewing needle to make her doll a new dress, Nettie Jo helps Miz Rabbit unflop her ears, Fox get the sun out of his eyes, and Panther stop his sneezing The trio turns up on her doorstep, with a needle as a thank you gift McKissack sets her story in the rural South at the turn of the century and offers a feisty black heroine whose ordinary concerns are caressed by fantasy Cook s oil paintings are suffused with a golden glow soft as a kiss, yet filled wtih energy A warm, witty wedding of text and art starred Booklist.
Nettie Jo s Friends Illus in full color While searching for a sewing needle to make her doll a new dress Nettie Jo helps Miz Rabbit unflop her ears Fox get the sun out of his eyes and Panther stop his sneezing The tri

  • Title: Nettie Jo's Friends
  • Author: Patricia C. McKissack
  • ISBN: 9780394891583
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Summary: Nettie Jo is eagerly anticipating her cousin's wedding until she is told that her beloved doll and constant companion, Annie Mae, is too "scraggly-looking" to go. Nettie Jo's mother manages to find a scrap of leftover lace to make a new dress for the doll, but no one in the busy family has a spare sewing needle. Determined to go to the wedding and to take her doll, Nettie Jo sets out in search of a needle. Her day-long search turns up many interesting objects, but no sewing needle. Duri [...]

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