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Tar Beach
by Faith Ringgold


Overview - Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture. The spectacular artwork resonates with color and texture. Children will delight in the universal dream of mastering one's world by flying over it. A practical and stunningly beautiful book."--(starred) Horn Book.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780517885444
  • ISBN-10: 0517885441
  • Publisher: Dragonfly Books
  • Publish Date: December 1996
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-8
  • Dimensions: 11.64 x 9.22 x 0.22 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.39 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American

 
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