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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales

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4 out of 5
Based on 1,068 Ratings and 159 Reviews

Book Description
Humor, magic and mystery underscore the theme of freedom in this collection of stories drawn from the African-American folktale tradition. Renowned for her knowledge of the genre and seamless manner of delivering it, Hamilton comes together with two prize-winning illustrators to contribute yet another hardy volume. It includes gruesome, suspenseful and fanciful accounts of black history, as well a... More
Book Information
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
BindingHardcover (25 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages178
ISBN-100394869257
ISBN-13978-0394869254
Publication Date01/13/2009
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About Virginia Hamilton (Author) : Virginia Hamilton is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Virginia Hamilton include House of Dies Drear, The Planet of Junior Brown.
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About Diane Dillon (Illustrator) : Diane Dillon is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Diane Dillon include Color Wizard, The, The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales, Moth... more
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