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Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
Publisher: New York : Blue Sky Press, ©1995.
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Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
ISBN: 0590473700 9780590473705 0590566032 9780590566032 0590473689 9780590473682
OCLC Number: 30915948
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1996; Caldecott Honor Book; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1996.
Description: xiii, 112 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Her animal tales: Little girl and Buh Rabby --
Lena and big one tiger --
Marie and redfish --
Miz Hattie gets some company --
Her fairy tales: Catskinella --
Good Blanche, bad Rose, and the talking eggs --
Mary Belle and the mermaid --
Mom Bett and the little ones a-glowing --
Her supernatural: Who you! --
Macie and Boo Hag --
Lonna and cat woman --
Malindy and little devil --
Her folkways and legends: Woman and man started even --
Luella and the tame parrot --
The mer-woman out of the sea --
Annie Christmas --
Her true tales: Millie Evans: plantation times --
Lettice Boyer: from way back --
Mary Lou Thorton: my family.
Responsibility: told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon.
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Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls.

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