The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales

By: Virginia Hamilton

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Black and white illustrations

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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.

This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards text Exemplar (Grade 6-8, Stories) in Appendix B.

Title: The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales

Author Name: Virginia Hamilton

ISBN Number: 0394869257

ISBN-13: 9780394869254

Illustrator: Leo and Diane Dillon

Location Published: New York, Alfred A. Knopf

Binding: hardback in dust jacket

Book Condition: new

Jacket Condition: new

Categories: Folklore

Seller ID: 120

Keywords: black folktales