Lucky Beans

Birtha, Becky

(Book - 2010)
Lucky Beans
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.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman & Co., c2010.
ISBN: 0807547824
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tadgell, Nicole 1969-


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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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