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The people could fly : American black folktales / Virginia Hamilton.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley J CD 481-484 -- J 398.2 HAM (Text) 30402004103059 JUVENILE AUDIOBOOK Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0974171182
  • Physical Description: 4 audio disc (approximately 4 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Northport, ME : Audio Bookshelf, [2005, c1987]

Content descriptions

General Note: From the book illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, winner of Coretta Scott King award.
Formatted Contents Note: He lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit -- The peculiar such thing -- How Nehemiah got free -- The talking cooter -- John and the Devil's daughter -- Tappin the land turtle -- Papa John's tall tale -- A wolf and little daughter -- Better wait till Martin comes -- Little eight John -- Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby -- The people could fly.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Andrew Barnes.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: African Americans > Folklore.
Tales > United States.
Talking books for children.

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