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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
by Leo & Diane Dillon

Publication Date: Jan 04, 1993
List Price: $13.00
Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Classification: Fiction
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
ISBN13: 9780679843368
Imprint: Alfred A. Knopf
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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Paperback 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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