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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
Book designer
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
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
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Virginia
Dewey number
398.2/08996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 480L
  • Decoding indicator: 60 (middle)
  • Semantic indicator: 90 (high)
  • Syntactic indicator: 70 (high)
  • Structure indicator: 90 (high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
LG
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
Reading level
3.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
  • Bierhorst, Jane Byers
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • United States
  • Blacks
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
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 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
ocm11397814
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780744505245
Lccn
84025020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)11397814
Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
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 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
ocm11397814
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780744505245
Lccn
84025020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)11397814

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