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Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales

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Publisher Comments:

In the tradition of Hamilton's The People Could Fly and In the Beginning, a dramatic new collection of 25 compelling tales from the female African American storytelling tradition. Each story focuses on the role of women--both real and fantastic--and their particular strengths, joys and sorrows. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002) changed children's literature for generations of readers, winning every major award in her field across the globe. Her awards and honors include the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, a MacArthur Fellowship, and four honorary doctorates. Virginia was married to Arnold Adoff, and they have two children and one grandchild.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780590473705
Author:
Dillon, Leo
Author:
Dillon, Diane
Illustrator:
Dillon, Leo
Author:
Dillon, Diane
Publisher:
Blue Sky Press (AZ)
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Black American
Subject:
Afro-American women
Subject:
Afro-american folk-lore
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
African American women - Folklore
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Girls & Women
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19951131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
09-12

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