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The people could fly : American Black folktales
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Published:
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1985.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
xii, 178 pages : ill. ; 26 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
480L
Fountas & Pinnell:
X
Rating:
Guided reading level: X
Status:
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Description
"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the Dillons, this collection should be snapped up."--(starred) School Library Journal. This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards text Exemplar (Grade 6-8, Stories) in Appendix B.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0679843361 (pbk.) :, 9780679843368 (pbk) :, 0394869257 (hardcover) :
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.3, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
480
Fountas & Pinnell:
X

Notes

Bibliography
Bibliography: p. 175-178.
Description
Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.
Target Audience
Guided reading level: X
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Hamilton, V., Dillon, L., & Dillon, D. (1985). The people could fly: American Black folktales. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hamilton, Virginia, Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon. 1985. The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hamilton, Virginia, Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon, The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1985.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hamilton, Virginia., Leo Dillon, and Diane Dillon. The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1985. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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