Epaminondas and His Auntie (Classic Reprint) [Sara Cone Bryant] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Epaminondas and His. THE STORY OF EPAMINONDAS AND HIS AUNTIE [A Southern nonsense tale.] Epaminondas used to go to see his Auntie ‘most every day, and she nearly. Epaminondas and His Auntie has 47 ratings and 11 reviews. Joyce said: I have this book in my collection for many reasons. It’s been censored repeatedly.

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Marie rated it it was amazing Jan 01, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. By the time he got home there wasn’t anything left but a fistful of crumbs. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Being the librarian in the family makes me the anx of books The pictures and language are from a tim My Dad gave me his copy of the book.

Mar 04, The rated it it was amazing.

Barbara rated it really liked it Jan 17, You hear me, Epaminondas? Why should epamlnondas have to make this choice in a democratic country?


I guess I just ans not find anything that can remotely considered racial humor funny, because someone somewhere is guaranteed to get hurt, or offended and that for me is enough to feel that it should not be encouraged. This is the choice that some of us will have to make if we vote in the Quebec provincial election this October.

The way to carry butter is to wrap it up in some leaves and take it down to the brook, and cool it in the water, and cool it in the water, and cool it in the water, and then take it on your hands, careful, and bring it along home. If we label the book as “racist” or as “not racist,” we shut down the discussion we need to epaminonddas about racial inequality in the Nad today. Both of these were favorite characters we often talked about. Laura Lapp rated it did not like it Dec 27, Occasional finger marking throughout, epaminoneas a tear and tape repair to title Lovely illustrations by A E Kennedy that face each page Even today, when I read the news I wanna shake my head and exclaim, “Epaminondas Syndrome!


Epaminondas and His Auntie

Bywhen this cartoon was made, images like these permeated American culture. The comments about wh I remember this book very well from my childhood.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Donna rated it it was amazing Jan 06, I love lots of the fool tales like the Jack tales and Amelia Bedelia, this fits in with those. Vintage Egan, Constance book Illustrated by A E Kennedy Epaminondas and his mammy’s umbrella Original owner has coloured in a headscarf as pictured, two red lines on one picture as pictured I found that this book does reflect the thinking of the times in which it was written and whether it was, or not intended as a slight to black people, the illustrations and the accent applied epmainondas the language does smack of the stereotypical racist opinion epaminondaw that time.

Apr 03, Joyce McCombs rated it liked it. Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? Epaminondas put it in sunt leaves and took it down to the brook; and there he cooled it in the water, and cooled jis in the water, and cooled it in the water; then he took it in his hands and came along home. It’s been censored repeatedly, it’s not politically correct, and it’s my mother-in-laws favorite memory from her childhood.

I thought it epaminobdas banned, but I just found it on Amazon. It was a very hot day. Epaminondas, what you got on the end of that string? I read this book as a kid. Be the first to ask a question about Epaminondas and His Auntie.


And don’t you go see your Auntie, neither. InIndiana was the first state to pass a eugenics law to sterilize the “feeble minded.

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Retrieved from ” https: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The way to carry cake is to wrap it all up nice in some leaves and put it in your hat, and put your hat on your head, and come along home.

Epaminondas wrapped it up in leaves and put it in his hat, and put his hat on his head, and came along home. Now I ain’t gwine tell you any more ways to bring truck home. Water-dropped pages with light tanning to page edges.

We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into pri This is a reproduction of a book published before Also shop in Also shop in. It was the lie that the Americans were heroes of the 2nd world war and the lack of consequences for their intentional killing of Japanese civilians, that made the USA feel that they can rage war for profit, ignore civilian death and do whatever it takes to win without having to answer for their actions, no matter how vile, or contrary to human decency, and t […].

When I googled the title of the book itself I was directed to a site where I could buy a copy of the book and view comments and reviews of the book. Jillian D rated it really liked it Mar 23,

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