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The Resource The People could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

The People could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

Label
The People could fly : the picture book
Title
The People could fly
Title remainder
the picture book
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world. A thought-provoking collection of twenty-five stories that reflect the wonder and glory of the origins of the world and humankind. With commentary by the author. A must for mythology shelves
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
090852
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
Pe 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
PerformerNote
Accompanying disc narrated by James Earl Jones and Virginia Hamilton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
  • Jones, James Earl
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Slavery
  • Folklore
  • African American
  • Books on compact disc
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
American Black folktales
Label
The People could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title on accompanying disc: The people could fly : an American-African folktale
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Pea-pod man: Raven the creator -- Finding night: Quat the creator -- Endless sea of mud: Death the creator -- Bursting from the hen's egg: Phan Ku the creator -- Traveling to form the world: Old Man the creator -- First man becomes the devil: Ulgen the creator -- Turtle dives to the bottom of the sea: Earth Starter the creator -- Moon and Sun: Mawu-Lisa the creators -- Bandicoots come from his body: Karora the creator -- Spider Ananse finds something: Wulbari the creator -- Woman who fell from the sky: divine woman the creator -- Man copies god: Nyambi the creator -- Frost giant: Imir the creator -- Owner of the sky: Olorun the creator -- Marduk, god of gods: Apsu and Tiamat the creators -- Four creations to make man: Maker and Feathered Serpent the creators -- Angry gods: Ta-aroa the creator -- Sun, life, wind, and death : God Lowa the creator -- Sun-god and the dragon: God Ra the creator -- Separation of earth and sky: Sedi and Melo the creators -- First man, first woman: Yahweh the creator -- Coming of all things: the Greek creators -- God brings fire to man: Prometheus the creator -- Pandora: Zeus the creator -- In the beginning: Elohim the creator
Control code
ocn144222733
Dimensions
32 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
New ed. with CD.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780375845536
Isbn Type
(book and CD)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • unmediated
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • s
Other physical details
cl. ill.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)144222733
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The People could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Note
Title on accompanying disc: The people could fly : an American-African folktale
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Pea-pod man: Raven the creator -- Finding night: Quat the creator -- Endless sea of mud: Death the creator -- Bursting from the hen's egg: Phan Ku the creator -- Traveling to form the world: Old Man the creator -- First man becomes the devil: Ulgen the creator -- Turtle dives to the bottom of the sea: Earth Starter the creator -- Moon and Sun: Mawu-Lisa the creators -- Bandicoots come from his body: Karora the creator -- Spider Ananse finds something: Wulbari the creator -- Woman who fell from the sky: divine woman the creator -- Man copies god: Nyambi the creator -- Frost giant: Imir the creator -- Owner of the sky: Olorun the creator -- Marduk, god of gods: Apsu and Tiamat the creators -- Four creations to make man: Maker and Feathered Serpent the creators -- Angry gods: Ta-aroa the creator -- Sun, life, wind, and death : God Lowa the creator -- Sun-god and the dragon: God Ra the creator -- Separation of earth and sky: Sedi and Melo the creators -- First man, first woman: Yahweh the creator -- Coming of all things: the Greek creators -- God brings fire to man: Prometheus the creator -- Pandora: Zeus the creator -- In the beginning: Elohim the creator
Control code
ocn144222733
Dimensions
32 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
New ed. with CD.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780375845536
Isbn Type
(book and CD)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • unmediated
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • s
Other physical details
cl. ill.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)144222733
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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