Summer Sun Risin'

By W. Nikola-Lisa; Don Tate (Illustrator)
(Lee & Low Books, Hardcover, 9781584300342, 1pp.)

Publication Date: April 2002

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From sunrise to sunset, an African-American boy spends an activity-filled summer day helping his family on their farm in Texas in the 1950s by feeding animals, mowing hay, picking vegetables, and eating freshly caught fish. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author
At the age of nineteen, Mike Reed won a piano competition and was chosen to play Beethoven s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra. Currently a freelance illustrator, he lives in Minnesota.

Don Tate has illustrated numerous critically acclaimed books for children. In 2013, he earned an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor Award for his book "It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw" (Lee & Low Books). Visit his website at
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