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Jump at de sun: the story of Zora Neale Hurston

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Publisher:
Carolrhoda Books,
Pub. Date:
c1992.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.9 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
950L
Description

In the all-black town of Eatonville, Florida, Zora Neale Hurston's mother used to tell her to "jump at de sun." She wanted Zora to be proud of herself and to do great things. Zora took her mother's words to heart. But when Zora was thirteen, her mother died. From then on, Zora wandered from job to job and school to school, always just squeaking by. Eventually, as a contributor to the Harlem Renaissance and as an anthropologist, Zora began writing and collecting the kinds of African-American tales she had heard as a child in Eatonville. Zora sparked a revolution in American thought. Her works urged African Americans to be proud of their background and to stop trying to be white. Zora's stories, plays, and folktale collections have won ongoing acclaim because of their power, vitality, and beauty. In Jump at de Sun, A.P. Porter takes readers on the lonely and exciting road that brought Zora from Eatonville to a place in history.

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ISBN:
9780876146675
9780876145463
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.9, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
950L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-03-09 04:48:36AM
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subject_facet African American novelists -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Authors, American -- Juvenile literature, Folklorists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Hurston, Zora Neale, Hurston, Zora Neale -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Hurston, Zora Neale -- Juvenile literature, Women -- Biography
title_display Jump at de sun : the story of Zora Neale Hurston
title_full Jump at de sun : the story of Zora Neale Hurston / by A.P. Porter ; with a foreword by Lucy Ann Hurston
title_short Jump at de sun :
title_sub the story of Zora Neale Hurston
topic_facet 20th century, African American novelists, African Americans, Authors, American, Folklorists, Hurston, Zora Neale, Women