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The Resource The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

Label
The people could fly : the picture book
Title
The people could fly
Title remainder
the picture book
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 2004
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
130392
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
Pg 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
480
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
primary
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in : The people could fly : American black folktales, 1985
Control code
2409972
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375824050
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2003025579
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54372442
  • (OCoLC)54372442
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
Publication
Note
First published in : The people could fly : American black folktales, 1985
Control code
2409972
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375824050
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2003025579
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54372442
  • (OCoLC)54372442

Library Locations

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