The People Could Fly : American Black Folktales
by Virginia Hamilton and Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon


Overview - "The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the Dillons, this collection should be snapped up."--(starred) School Library Journal.  Read more...

 
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More About The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon
 
 
 
Overview
"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the Dillons, this collection should be snapped up."--(starred) School Library Journal.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679843368
  • ISBN-10: 0679843361
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: January 1993
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-11
  • Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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