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The people could fly [electronic resource] : The Picture Book. Virginia Hamilton.

Hamilton, Virginia (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780553507812 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
    electronic resource
  • Publisher: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "THE PEOPLE COULD FLY," the title story in Virginia Hamilton's prize-winning American Black folktale collection, is a fantasy tale of the slaves who possessed the ancient magic words that enabled them to literally fly away to freedom. And it is a moving tale of those who did not have the opportunity to "fly" away, who remained slaves with only their imaginations to set them free as they told and retold this tale.Leo and Diane Dillon have created powerful new illustrations in full color for every page of this picture book presentation of Virginia Hamilton's most beloved tale. The author's original historical note as well as her previously unpublished notes are included.Awards for The People Could Fly collection:A Coretta Scott King AwardA Booklist Children's Editors' ChoiceA School Library Journal Best Books of the YearA Horn Book FanfareAn ALA Notable BookAn NCTE Teachers' ChoiceA New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year
Target Audience Note:
480 Lexile.
Reproduction Note:
Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 31493 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Literature
Juvenile Fiction
Genre: Electronic books.

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