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Lucky Beans

Birtha, Becky (Book - 2010)
Lucky Beans
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During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest.
Authors: Birtha, Becky, 1948-
Title: Lucky beans
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman & Co., c2010.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest.
Audience: 005-009.
Local Note: 1 3 4 6 9 10 14 15
Additional Contributors: Tadgell, Nicole 1969-
ISBN: 9780807547823
0807547824
Statement of Responsibility: by Becky Birtha ; illustrated by Nicole Tadgell
Subject Headings: Contests Juvenile fiction. Arithmetic Juvenile fiction. Families Juvenile fiction. African Americans Juvenile fiction. Depressions 1929 Juvenile fiction. United States History 1919-1933 Juvenile fiction.
Topical Term: Contests
Arithmetic
Families
African Americans
Depressions
LCCN: 2009023901
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Marshall’s mother tries to guess how many beans are in a jar to win a sewing machine during the Great Depression. It’s a touching story about keeping hope in hard times, facing discrimination, and using math in everyday life.


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