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

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

Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales
Title
The people could fly
Title remainder
American Black folktales
Statement of responsibility
told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Title variation
American black folktales
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Award for Narrative, 1986.
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
Intended audience
660L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wolf and little daughter
  • Manual 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
  • He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit
  • Carrying the running-aways
  • How Nehemiah got free
  • Talking cooter
  • Riddle tale of freedom
  • Most useful slave
  • People could fly
  • 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
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780394869254
Lccn
84025020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9780394969251
  • 079808869256
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The people could fly : American Black folktales, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wolf and little daughter
  • Manual 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
  • He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit
  • Carrying the running-aways
  • How Nehemiah got free
  • Talking cooter
  • Riddle tale of freedom
  • Most useful slave
  • People could fly
  • 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
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780394869254
Lccn
84025020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9780394969251
  • 079808869256
Other physical details
illustrations

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