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Stitchin' and Pullin'
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Stitchin' and Pullin'

Written by Patricia McKissackAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Patricia McKissack
Illustrated by Cozbi A. CabreraAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Cozbi A. Cabrera

· Random House Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover · October 28, 2008 · $17.99 · 978-0-375-83163-8 (0-375-83163-0)

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MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, grandmother and granddaughter, aunt and niece, friend and friend. For a hundred years, generations of women from Gee’s Bend have quilted together, sharing stories, trading recipes, singing hymns—all the while stitchin’ and pullin’ thread through cloth. Every day Baby Girl listens, watches, and waits, until she’s called to sit at the quilting frame. Piece by piece, she puzzles her quilt together—telling not just her story, but the story of her family, the story of Gee’s Bend, and the story of her ancestors’ struggle for freedom.