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The Resource Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon

Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon

Label
Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales
Title
Her stories
Title remainder
African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales
Statement of responsibility
told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls
Summary
Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1996
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1995
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 1996.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1996
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1995.
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1996; Caldecott Honor Book; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
090846
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR111.A47
LC item number
H35 1995
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
African American folk tales, fairy tales, and true tales
Label
Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1301/94033055-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-112)
Contents
Her animal tales: Little girl and Buh Rabby -- Lena and big one tiger -- Marie and redfish -- Miz Hattie gets some company -- Her fairy tales: Catskinella -- Good Blanche, bad Rose, and the talking eggs -- Mary Belle and the mermaid -- Mom Bett and the little ones a-glowing -- Her supernatural: Who you! -- Macie and Boo Hag -- Lonna and cat woman -- Malindy and little devil -- Her folkways and legends: Woman and man started even -- Luella and the tame parrot -- The mer-woman out of the sea -- Annie Christmas -- Her true tales: Millie Evans: plantation times -- Lettice Boyer: from way back -- Mary Lou Thorton: my family
Control code
38966
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xiii, 112 p.
Isbn
9780590473682
Lccn
94033055
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30915948
  • (OCoLC)30915948
Label
Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1301/94033055-b.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-112)
Contents
Her animal tales: Little girl and Buh Rabby -- Lena and big one tiger -- Marie and redfish -- Miz Hattie gets some company -- Her fairy tales: Catskinella -- Good Blanche, bad Rose, and the talking eggs -- Mary Belle and the mermaid -- Mom Bett and the little ones a-glowing -- Her supernatural: Who you! -- Macie and Boo Hag -- Lonna and cat woman -- Malindy and little devil -- Her folkways and legends: Woman and man started even -- Luella and the tame parrot -- The mer-woman out of the sea -- Annie Christmas -- Her true tales: Millie Evans: plantation times -- Lettice Boyer: from way back -- Mary Lou Thorton: my family
Control code
38966
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xiii, 112 p.
Isbn
9780590473682
Lccn
94033055
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30915948
  • (OCoLC)30915948

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