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Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notasulga, Alabama, in 1891, and died in 1960. In addition to her most celebrated work, the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston's books include The Six Fools, Lies and Other Tall Tales, The Skull Talks Back, and What's the Hurry, Fox?, which speak to her legacy as a storyteller and cultural anthropologist.

Christopher Myers illustrated the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Book Harlem and the Coretta Scott King Honor Book Jazz, both written by Walter Dean Myers. He wrote and illustrated the Coretta Scott King Honor Book Black Cat. His work has been shown at the Studio Museum in Harlem; PS1, an affiliate of the Museum of Modern Art, in Queens; the Akron Art Museum in Ohio; Sàn Art in Ho Chi Minh City; and the Contrasts Gallery in Shanghai. He teaches at Parsons School of Design and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Joyce Carol Thomas is an internationally renowned author who received the National Book Award for her first novel, Marked By Fire, and a Coretta Scott King Honor for The Blacker the Berry and for her first picture book, Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea. Her picture book I Have Heard of a Land received a Coretta Scott King Honor and an IRA/CBC Teachers' Choice Award and was an ALA Notable Book. Her other titles include The Gospel Cinderella, Crowning Glory, Gingerbread Days, and A Gathering of Flowers. Ms. Thomas lives in Berkeley, California.

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Hurston, Zora Neale
Myers, Christopher
Thomas, Joyce Carol
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Children s-General
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from 1 up to 5
10.75 x 8 in 17.78 oz
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from 4 up to 8

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