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The people could fly

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The people could fly : the picture book

Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.

New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [2004], c1985.

[32] p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.

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.

Reading Level: 3.1

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0375924051

LC Call No:

PZ8.1.H154 Pg 2004

Dewey Class No:

398.2/089/96073 22

Author:

Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.

Title:

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

Publisher:

New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [2004], c1985.

Physical:

[32] p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.

Summary:

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.

Subject:

Slavery--Folklore.

Subject:

African Americans--Folklore.

Subject:

Folklore--United States.

AE:PersName:

Dillon, Leo, ill.

AE:PersName:

Dillon, Diane, ill.

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Publisher description

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020 ISBN   $a ISBN  0375924051
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035 System Ctrl No   $a System control number  (ICrlF)fol09161800
040 Cataloging Src   $a Original cataloging agency  DLC
    $c Transcribing agency  DLC
    $d Modifying agency  DLC
    $d Modifying agency  ICrlF
042 Authentication   $a Authentication code  lcac
043 GAC   $a Geographic area code  n-us---
050 LC Call No 00  $a Classification number  PZ8.1.H154
    $b Item number  Pg 2004
082 Dewey Class No 00  $a Classification number  398.2/089/96073
    $2 Edition number  22
100 ME:PersonalName 1   $a Personal name  Hamilton, Virginia,
    $d Dates associated with a name  1936-2002.
245 Title 14  $a Title  The people could fly :
    $b Remainder of title  the picture book /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
260 PublicationInfo   $a Place of publication, dist.  New York :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Knopf :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Distributed by Random House,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  [2004], c1985.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  [32] p. :
    $b Other physical details  col. ill. ;
    $c Dimensions  32 cm.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  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.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Slavery
    $v Form subdivision  Folklore.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  African Americans
    $v Form subdivision  Folklore.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Folklore
    $z Geographic subdivision  United States.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Dillon, Leo,
    $e Relator  ill.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Dillon, Diane,
    $e Relator  ill.
852 Holdings   $h Classification part  J 398.2 HAM
    $p Barcode  79310
    $9 Cost  $20.50
    $a Location  PS
856 ElectronicLocat 42  $3 Materials specified  Publisher description
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906   $a   001
940 2   $a   3.1
    $b   3-6
    $d   02/25/05
    $s   School Library Journal starred, December 2004
    $s   Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.), January 2005
    $s   Book Links (A.L.A.), November 2004
    $v   FLR
961 wl  $t   45

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