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Illus. in full color. Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture. The spectacular artwork resonates with color and texture. Children will delight in the universal dream of mastering one's world by flying over it. A practical and stunningly beautiful book.--(starred) Horn Book.

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ISBN:
9780780768567
Author:
Ringgold, Faith
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Subject:
Flight
Subject:
Harlem (new york, n.y.)
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Publication Date:
19961231
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Dimensions:
12.00x9.20x.40 in. .90 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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