Osceola by Alan Govenar
Memories of a Sharecropper's Daughter

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A sharecropper's daughter describes her childhood in Texas in the early years of the twentieth century.

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Published March 1, 2000 by Jump At The Sun. 64 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Especially strong are the vignettes that focus on specific moments, such as ""How I Got My Name,"" in which Mays explains how she changed her name from Garnell (she was named after a neighboring white girl: ""It was a carryover from slave days, when slaves were given the names of their masters"")...

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