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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 Author Award winner, 1986.
  • Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award, 1986.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
090852
Cataloging source
ACN
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
Pe 1993
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, ©1985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 -- A wolf and Little Daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Papa John's tall tale -- The two Johns -- Wiley, his mama, and the hairy man -- 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 -- How Nehemiah got free -- The talking cooter -- The riddle tale of freedom -- The most useful slave -- The people could fly
Control code
2100755
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780679843368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27521063
  • (OCoLC)27521063
Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, ©1985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 -- A wolf and Little Daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Papa John's tall tale -- The two Johns -- Wiley, his mama, and the hairy man -- 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 -- How Nehemiah got free -- The talking cooter -- The riddle tale of freedom -- The most useful slave -- The people could fly
Control code
2100755
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780679843368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27521063
  • (OCoLC)27521063

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