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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. "The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the Dillons, this collection should be snapped up
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
130392
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
480
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
P4 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
480
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
primary
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0415/2003025579.html
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
Control code
20967478
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780375824050
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2003025579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54372442
  • (Sirsi) AAT-3496
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0415/2003025579.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20967478
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780375824050
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2003025579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54372442
  • (Sirsi) AAT-3496

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