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The Resource The people could fly [kit] : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

The people could fly [kit] : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

Label
The people could fly [kit] : American Black folktales
Title
The people could fly [kit]
Title remainder
American Black folktales
Statement of responsibility
told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Title variation
American Black folktales
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retold African American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope
Summary
Retold African-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1986
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 1986.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1985
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090852
Cataloging source
SFR
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1936-2002
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Hamilton, Virginia
Dewey number
398.2089
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
Pe 2000
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
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True
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  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
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American Black folktales
Label
The people could fly [kit] : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Accompanied by compact disc: 11 selections from The people who could fly : American black folktales [sound recording] / by Virginia Hamilton ; narrated by James Earl Jones and Virginia Hamilton. -- [New York] : Knopf, [1987]
Accompanying material
(1 sound disc : 73 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-178)
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Extent
xii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780375804717
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375804717
  • (OCoLC)45954089
Label
The people could fly [kit] : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Note
Accompanied by compact disc: 11 selections from The people who could fly : American black folktales [sound recording] / by Virginia Hamilton ; narrated by James Earl Jones and Virginia Hamilton. -- [New York] : Knopf, [1987]
Accompanying material
(1 sound disc : 73 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-178)
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Extent
xii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780375804717
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375804717
  • (OCoLC)45954089

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