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The Resource The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon

The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illus. 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 ; illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
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
Awards note
Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth, 2004; New York Times Best Illustrated, 2004; Coretta Scott King Honors, 2005.
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
LC item number
P4 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
Target audience
primary
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
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
54372442
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780375924057
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003025579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
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
54372442
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780375924057
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003025579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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