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The people could fly: American Black folktales

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Publisher:
Knopf :
Pub. Date:
c1985.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
480L
Description
Newbery Medalist Virginia Hamilton tells 24 stories that kept her ancestors' culture alive during slavery, from spirited animal trickster tales and robust tall tales to spine-chilling tales of the supernatural and moving narratives of slaves in search of freedom. Twelve of these tales are on the 78-minute CD, including the hauntingly beautiful title story, "The People Could Fly." Booklist praised the recording as "an outstanding and most welcome production that both complements and extends the original work."
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ISBN:
9780394869254
9780375804717
9780744505245
9780394969251
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.3, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
480L
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Grouped Work ID 808b7b1a-fc9c-cc19-e4aa-b55077b3fe72
full_title people could fly american black folktales
author hamilton virginia
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-04-24 06:05:05AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 4
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.3
auth_author2 Dillon, Diane., Dillon, Leo.
author Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002.
author2-role Dillon, Diane., Dillon, Leo.
author_display Hamilton, Virginia
available_at_santafe Southside Branch
detailed_location_santafe Main Childrens - J, Southside Childrens - J
display_description 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.
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lexile_score 480
literary_form Unknown
literary_form_full Unknown
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owning_library_santafe Santa Fe Public Library
owning_location_santafe Main Library, Southside Branch
primary_isbn 9780394869254
publishDate 1985
record_details ils:.b10242417|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Knopf :|c1985.|xii, 178 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Folklore, Folklore -- United States, Tales -- United States
title_display The people could fly : American Black folktales
title_full The people could fly : American Black folktales / told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
title_short The people could fly :
title_sub American Black folktales
topic_facet African Americans, Folklore, Tales