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The people could fly : the picture book

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Electronic books
Folklore
Juvenile works
Folklore Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.
People could fly.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004
(DLC) 2003025579
(OCoLC)54372442
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
ISBN: 9780553507812 0553507818
OCLC Number: 607554983
Notes: Originally published: The people could fly : American black folktales, 1985.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 2005.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.
Responsibility: Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.

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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.

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