Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters

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The year is 1859, and it's Christmastime on a Virginia Plantation. The slaves are cleaning and setting up the Big House--where their masters live--for the festivities. The Big House is filled with warmth, colorful decorations, and yummy food...but there is talk of war and a sense that times may be changing. In the quarters--where the slaves live--conditions are poor, dirty, and cold, but the slaves are filled with hope for better times ahead, and they sing songs of freedom.Moving deftly between two worlds, this beautifully illustrated book is a historical tale as well as a holiday treat.
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Grouping Title christmas in the big house christmas in the quarters
Grouping Author mckissack pat
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auth_author2 McKissack, Fredrick., Thompson, John, 1940-
author McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
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display_description 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.
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publishDate 1994
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subject_facet Christmas -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century, Christmas -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Coretta Scott King Award, Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century, Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Slaves -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature, Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature, Slaves -- social life and customs, Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1865, Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1865 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters
title_full Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters / by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack ; illustrated by John Thompson
title_short Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters
topic_facet 19th century, Christmas, Coretta Scott King Award, History, Plantation life, Slaves, Social conditions, Social life and customs, Southern States, social life and customs