Author: Paul Erickson
Publisher: Puffin Books; Paperback Picture book
Period: Antebellum South, 1853 Louisiana; Non-fiction
Meet the Henderson family of New Iberia, Louisiana, who live on a sugar plantation in 1853. Full-color photographs of interiors, clothing, and other objects, plus artwork and oral history, document a typical day on a plantation. Readers learn about mealtimes, leisure hours, doctors and disease, and bedtimes, as well as attitudes toward slavery, slave meetings, and much more in this unique visit to the Antebellum South.