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The people could fly : American Black folktales

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002.
People could fly.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1985
(OCoLC)899696039
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
ISBN: 0394869257 9780394869254 0394969251 9780394969251 0744505240 9780744505245 0375804714 9780375804717
OCLC Number: 11397814
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1986.
Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1986.
Description: xii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit and other animal tales. 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. The beautiful girl of the moon tower and other tales of the real, extravagant, and fanciful. The beautiful girl of the moon tower --
A wolf and little daughter --
Manuel had a riddle --
Pappa John's tall tale --
The two Johns --
Wiley, his mama, and the hairy man. John and the devil's daughter and other tales of the supernatural. John and the devil's daughter --
The peculiar such thing --
Little Eight John --
Jack and the devil --
Better wait till Martin comes. Carrying the running-aways and other slave tales of freedom. Carrying the running-aways --
How Nehemiah got free --
The talking cooter --
The riddle tale of freedom --
The most useful slave --
The people could fly. Cassette features: He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit --
The peculiar such thing --
How Nehemiah got free --
The talking cooter --
John and the devil's daughter --
Tappin, the land turtle --
Papa John's tall tale --
A wolf and little daughter --
Better wait till Martin comes --
Little eight John --
Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby --
The people could fly.
Responsibility: told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
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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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