The Resource The People Could Fly

The People Could Fly

Label
The People Could Fly
Title
The People Could Fly
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Subject
Summary
"THE PEOPLE COULD FLY," the title story in Virginia Hamilton's prize-winning American Black folktale collection, is a fantasy tale of the slaves who possessed the ancient magic words that enabled them to literally fly away to freedom. And it is a moving tale of those who did not have the opportunity to "fly" away, who remained slaves with only their imaginations to set them free as they told and retold this tale.Leo and Diane Dillon have created powerful new illustrations in full color for every page of this picture book presentation of Virginia Hamilton's most beloved tale. The author's original historical note as well as her previously unpublished notes are included.Awards for The People Could Fly collection:A Coretta Scott King AwardA Booklist Children's Editors' ChoiceA School Library Journal Best Books of the YearA Horn Book FanfareAn ALA Notable BookAn NCTE Teachers' ChoiceA New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year
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  • Hamilton, Virginia
  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
  • Folklore
Label
The People Could Fly
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780553507812
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The People Could Fly
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780553507812
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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