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The Hired Hand: An African-American Folktale

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4 out of 5
Based on 16 Ratings and 3 Reviews

Book Description
Remember the sorcerer's apprentice? He had problems with his boss's spells, but at least he never killed anybody. In this African-American folk tale with roots in many cultures, author Robert D. San Souci takes a similar legend and dumps it in the lap of a lazy, selfish boy. Sam won't help out at the mill, and his father handles everything until the day the hired hand arrives. The new employe... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100803712979
ISBN-13978-0803712973
Publication Date05/01/1997
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About Robert D. San Souci (Author) : Robert D. San Souci is a published author, illustrator, and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Robert D. San Souci include The Faithful Friend (Stories to Go!), Child of ... more
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About Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator) : Jerry Pinkney is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jerry Pinkney include Goin' Someplace Special, Undersea Animals: A Dramatic Dimen... more
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