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One-hundred-and-one African-american Read-aloud Stories

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Publisher Comments:

Completing the Read-Aloud series are: One-Hundred-and-One Read-Aloud Bible Stories: Young children can experience the great pleasures and wonders of the Bible, with these faithful adaptations of the Old and New Testament now told in modern prose; Read-Aloud Poems for Young People: More than 300 poems by such masters as Maya Angelou, Robert Frost and Dr. Seuss designed to be shared by parents and children; One-Hundred-and-One Read-Aloud Classics: These ten-minute read-aloud selections introduce young listeners to the magic of story-telling, with short selections from Charlotte's Web, The Little Prince, Harriet the Spy, and other classics; One-Hundred-and-One More Read-Aloud Classics: continue to share these volumes before bed or whenever parents and children want to spend time together. Includes excerpts from Arabian Nights, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Chronicles of Narnia and many other childhood favorites; One-Hundred-and-One Read-Aloud Myths &Legends: the newest volume in series featuring narratives from faithful adaptations of the oral and written stories passed down through the centuries. Intriguing tales of classic Greek and Roman adventures, full of controlling gods and mystical beasts, spanning the globe for multicultural views of ancient traditions.

Synopsis:

The newest volume in the popular Read-Aloud series, this engaging collection features the best African-American short stories and excerpts to read to children in under ten minutes. The diverse tales, selected for their rich histories, spiritual writings and adventurous characters, offer the perfect bed-time--or any other time--activities for parents, grandparents, siblings or babysitters. The book includes 50 beautiful drawings that capture the spirit of these tales, legends, lore and fables. The narratives are faithful adaptations of the oral and written stories passed down through the centuries. They include Langston Hughes, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and Paula Fox.

Table of Contents

Myths and fables — Fairy tales — Folk tales — Friends and helpers — Hawk and chicken tales — Rabbit stories — Liar, fool, and tall tales — Biography — History — Slavery — Songs and poetry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579120399
Subtitle:
s Best-Loved Literature
Editor:
Kantor, Susan
Editor:
Kantor, Susan
Author:
Kantor, Susan
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Children's Literature - Storytelling
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Literary collections.
Subject:
Afrian Americans
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
JUVENILE FICTION / People and Places / United States / African-American
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People and Places / United States / African-American
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Read-Aloud
Series Volume:
103-30
Publication Date:
19980109
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 x 9 1/8
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.40x8.32x1.43 in. 2.32 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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The newest volume in the popular Read-Aloud series, this engaging collection features the best African-American short stories and excerpts to read to children in under ten minutes. The diverse tales, selected for their rich histories, spiritual writings and adventurous characters, offer the perfect bed-time--or any other time--activities for parents, grandparents, siblings or babysitters. The book includes 50 beautiful drawings that capture the spirit of these tales, legends, lore and fables. The narratives are faithful adaptations of the oral and written stories passed down through the centuries. They include Langston Hughes, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and Paula Fox.
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