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The people could fly : the picture book / Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.

Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002 (Author). Dillon, Leo, illustrator. (Added Author). Dillon, Diane, illustrator. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 47 of 49 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 49 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 398.2 HAM 4-UP (Text) 34207000046871 JN Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch E HAM (Text) 36880003803338 GJE Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 398.2972 HAMILTON (Text) 34706000242802 Non-Fiction 300-399 Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch JUV 398.2 HAM (Text) 36804000139488 NONFIC-J Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J 398.2 HAM (Text) 38209000036627 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City j 398.2 (Text) 76893000237848 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton C 398.2 HAM (Text) 36806002502050 CHILDREN FICTION Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington E FAIRY HAM (Text) 32572000292078 CVBPLC Easy Fiction: Folk/Fairy Available -
Culver Elementary School 398 HAM (Text) 72456000005454 300 Available -
Culver Elementary School 398 HAM (Text) 72456000016594 300 Available -
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  • ISBN: 0375824057 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: Unpaged :bcol.illustrations ; 29cm
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: Coretta Scott King Award.
Summary, etc.: In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away.
Target Audience Note: AD 480 Lexile.
Subject: Slavery > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Folklore > United States > Juvenile literature.
We the People Bookshelf 2006.

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