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

Hamilton, Virginia. (Author). Dillon, Leo, (illustrator.). Dillon, Diane, (illustrator.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scotland Neck Memorial Library J 398.2 HAMILTON SN (Text) 01011700052858 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0679843361
  • Physical Description: xii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1993.
  • Distributor: Distributed by Random House.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: New York : Knopf, c1985.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178).
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
660L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.3 4 44962.
Subject: Tales > United States > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Juvenile folklore.

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