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The people could fly : American Black folktales

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Andrew L Barnes
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002), a giant in the world of children's literature, was the first African-American woman to win a Newbery Medal and the first children's book author to be awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant. In her prize-winning anthology of American Black folktales, The People Could Fly, Hamilton has gathered and retold a collection of stories that teach us much, move us deeply, and make us laugh out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Folklore
Juvenile works
Folklore Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Andrew L Barnes
ISBN: 9781609989194 1609989198
OCLC Number: 956317257
Performer(s): Read by Andrew Barnes.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (03 hr., 45 min., 19 sec.)) : digital
Responsibility: Virginia Hamilton.

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Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002), a giant in the world of children's literature, was the first African-American woman to win a Newbery Medal and the first children's book author to be awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant. In her prize-winning anthology of American Black folktales, The People Could Fly, Hamilton has gathered and retold a collection of stories that teach us much, move us deeply, and make us laugh out loud.Savor this bridge to both the past and the future of a people and a nation as you hear these timeless tales brilliantly performed by Andrew Barnes.

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