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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
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away
Summary
In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 2004
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2004
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 2005.
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
130392
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Virginia
Dewey number
398.2/089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ8.1.H154
  • PS3558.A444
LC item number
  • Pg 2004
  • P46 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 480
  • 480
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
Target audience
primary
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: The people could fly : American black folktales, 1985
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 -- Beautiful girl of the moon tower -- Wolf and little daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Papa John's tall tale -- Two Johns -- Wiley, his Mama, and the hairy man -- John and the Devil's daughter -- Peculiar such thing -- Little eight John -- Jack and the Devil -- Better wait till Martin comes -- Carrying the running-aways -- How Nehemiah got free -- Talking cooter -- Riddle tale of freedom -- Most useful slave -- People could fly
Control code
ocm54372442
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780394869254
Lccn
2003025579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)54372442
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Note
Originally published: The people could fly : American black folktales, 1985
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 -- Beautiful girl of the moon tower -- Wolf and little daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Papa John's tall tale -- Two Johns -- Wiley, his Mama, and the hairy man -- John and the Devil's daughter -- Peculiar such thing -- Little eight John -- Jack and the Devil -- Better wait till Martin comes -- Carrying the running-aways -- How Nehemiah got free -- Talking cooter -- Riddle tale of freedom -- Most useful slave -- People could fly
Control code
ocm54372442
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780394869254
Lccn
2003025579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)54372442

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