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Big Jabe

by Jerdine Nolen

  • 387 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Amistad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsKadir Nelson (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7278228M
ISBN 100060540613
ISBN 109780060540616
OCLC/WorldCa56975782

  Click here to buy Big Jabe by Jerdine Nolen on Paperback and find more of your favourite Juvenile Grades Ages books in Raru's Online Book ry: Books.   A beautiful tale of a man-child who comes to a southern plantation and makes life easier for the enslaved people living there. An element of magic involved but not too overt or intricate. The colors are soft, peaceful in spite of the situation which must be done to reflect the calm and peace Jabe brings to the place if nothing else.4/5(1).

  BIG JABE is an original tall tale about a slave with a heart of gold and the strength of Paul Bunyan or John Henry. Jabe arrives in dramatic fashion in a wicker basket floating down the river. This Moses-like entrance quickly introduces the reader to the overall tone of the : Greenmom.   The next video is starting stop. Loading Watch Queue.

Nolen, a Reading by 9 contributor and author of "In My Momma's Kitchen," presents her newest work, "Big Jabe," at the Bibelot bookstore at the Festival at Woodholme Sunday at 2 p.m. Nolen's (Big Jabe, also illustrated by Nelson) kicky regional dialect is the high point here ("Right outside of Caldwell, that irascible, full-of-outrage-and-ire outlaw Jesse Baines and his gang.


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Big Jabe by Jerdine Nolen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Big Jabe took care of his friends and led them out of slavery. The big pear tree was the key to everything. Big Jabe has extremely detailed illustrations that show a life well I've decided to read 29 children's book during Black History month /5. Big Jabe grew up almost overnight and worked hard Big Jabe book ease the burden on the slaves and make life better.

Big Big Jabe book took care of his friends and led them out of slavery. The big pear tree was the key to everything. Big Jabe has extremely detailed illustrations that show a life well lived.

4 stars/5(12). Jabe is no ordinary boy: in a few short months, he grows to be a big, strong man with the strength of fifty. He can pick an entire field of cotton by himself in just one night and day.

Why, he even has the power to turn a tired old workhorse into a young filly ready to race. In the end, Jabe leaves as suddenly as he came, and is last seen striding away, towering over the trees.

Like Virginia Hamilton's Drylongso () and unlike John Henry, Big Jabe seems not just larger than life, but a force of nature, subtle, secret, untouchable—and that undercurrent of mystery gives his story a mythic power.

(Picture book. )4/4(1). Big Jabe Book Information. Title: Big Jabe. Author: Nolen, Jerdine. Isbn: Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man named Jabe who was found as a young boy by Addy in a basket in the river and who did wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

Jerdine Nolen, Author, Kadir Nelson, Illustrator HarperCollins $ (32p) ISBN Big Jabe. ABOUT THE BOOK. A long, long time ago, when young Addy was a house slave on Simon Plenty's plantation, she had to clean out the Big House, but what she loved to clean out was the river.

And when she went fishing, she came home with enough catfish, bass, and brim for everyone. Big Jabe by Jerdine Nolen () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(10). Big Jabe by Jerdine Nolen and Kadir Nelson. 8 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Name Pronunciation with Kadir Nelson; Grade; PK-5; Genre; Adventure; Fairy Tales / Folklore; Cultural Area; African American.

Get this from a library. Big Jabe. [Jerdine Nolen; Kadir Nelson] -- Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Big Jabe (Hardcover) at 4/5(1).

Momma Mary relates the tale of Jabe, a slave with the strength of fifty men and a heart as big as the outdoors.

Life for slaves on Plenty Plantation improves with Jabe around, and it seems the mysterious young man has a gift for spiriting away slaves to f. Buy a cheap copy of Big Jabe book by Jerdine Nolen. Young Addy, a house slave on Mr. Plenty's plantation, is fishing (unsuccessfully) for Mr.

Plenty's supper one day when she notices a wicker basket bobbing in the Free shipping over $/5(3). `Nolen, Jerdine/ Nelson, Ka -Big Jabe BOOK NEW condition: Brand New Format: Paperback Publication Year: Publisher: HarperCollins Language: English. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive. In the end, Jabe leaves as suddenly as he came, and is last seen striding away, towering over the trees.

Like Virginia Hamilton's Drylongso () and unlike John Henry, Big Jabe seems not just larger than life, but a force of nature, subtle, secret, untouchable—and that undercurrent of mystery gives his story a mythic power.

(Picture book. "Big Jabe" by Jerdine Nolen is a story of a boy named Jabe that was found on a plantation while a woman named Addy was fishing one day. It seemed like Addy could not catch a fish when she found Jabe, so when Jabe found out that news he helped Addy /5(9).

Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K school classrooms across the country. We offer discounted pricing, free shipping and unparalleled expertise and customer service. Big Jabe. ISBN ISBN Author: Nolen, Jerdine Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man named Jabe who was found.

: Big Jabe () by Nolen, Jerdine and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(91). Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

BIG JABE. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Book, New York, NY. Illustrator: Kadir Nelson. ISBN 2. PLOT SUMMARY The story begins with a young boy listening to one of Momma Mary stories where she speaks about slavery on Plenty Plantation and how one man named Jabe changed the lives of so many.

Jabe story begins when a young slave girl named Addy. Big Jabe by Jerdine Nolen starting at $ Big Jabe has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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Details *.Jerdine Nolen grew up with five sisters and two brothers in Chicago, Illinois. She is the author of Big Jabe, In My Momma's Kitchen and Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm, which won the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award, the Kentucky Bluegrass Award, the Delaware Blue Hen Award, the Arizona Young Readers Award, the Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award, and the Indiana Young 5/5(7).