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

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

Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales
Title
The people could fly
Title remainder
American Black folktales
Statement of responsibility
told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retold Afro-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
  • Parents' Choice Award for Story Books, 1985.
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1986.
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1986.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
090852
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/08996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
Pe 1985
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
American Black folktales
Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-178)
Contents
  • He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit and other animal tales. He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit -- Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby -- Tappin, the land turtle -- Bruh Alligator and Bruh Deer -- Bruh Lizard and Bruh Rabbit -- Bruh Alligator meets trouble -- Wolf and birds and the fish-horse
  • The beautiful girl of the moon tower and other tales of the real, extravagant, and fanciful. The beautiful girl of the moon tower -- A wolf and little daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Pappa John's tall tale -- The two Johns -- Wiley, his mama, and the hairy man
  • John and the devil's daughter and other tales of the supernatural. John and the devil's daughter -- The peculiar such thing -- Little Eight John -- Jack and the devil -- Better wait till Martin comes
  • Carrying the running-aways and other slave tales of freedom. Carrying the running-aways -- How Nehemiah got free -- The talking cooter -- The riddle tale of freedom -- The most useful slave -- The people could fly
  • Cassette features: He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit -- The peculiar such thing -- How Nehemiah got free -- The talking cooter -- John and the devil's daughter -- Tappin, the land turtle -- Papa John's tall tale -- A wolf and little daughter -- Better wait till Martin comes -- Little eight John -- Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby -- The people could fly
Control code
2506700
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780744505245
Lccn
84025020
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11397814
  • (OCoLC)11397814
Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-178)
Contents
  • He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit and other animal tales. He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit -- Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby -- Tappin, the land turtle -- Bruh Alligator and Bruh Deer -- Bruh Lizard and Bruh Rabbit -- Bruh Alligator meets trouble -- Wolf and birds and the fish-horse
  • The beautiful girl of the moon tower and other tales of the real, extravagant, and fanciful. The beautiful girl of the moon tower -- A wolf and little daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Pappa John's tall tale -- The two Johns -- Wiley, his mama, and the hairy man
  • John and the devil's daughter and other tales of the supernatural. John and the devil's daughter -- The peculiar such thing -- Little Eight John -- Jack and the devil -- Better wait till Martin comes
  • Carrying the running-aways and other slave tales of freedom. Carrying the running-aways -- How Nehemiah got free -- The talking cooter -- The riddle tale of freedom -- The most useful slave -- The people could fly
  • Cassette features: He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit -- The peculiar such thing -- How Nehemiah got free -- The talking cooter -- John and the devil's daughter -- Tappin, the land turtle -- Papa John's tall tale -- A wolf and little daughter -- Better wait till Martin comes -- Little eight John -- Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby -- The people could fly
Control code
2506700
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780744505245
Lccn
84025020
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11397814
  • (OCoLC)11397814

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