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6 edition of The People Could Fly Picture Book and CD found in the catalog.

The People Could Fly Picture Book and CD

by Virginia Hamilton

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Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLeo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Phd Dillon (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7429614M
ISBN 100375845534
ISBN 109780375845536

If you want to introduce children eight through twelve to the topic of the day, then I recommend a classic, Virginia Hamilton’s The People Could Fly. And on August 26 I’ll look at a new book for older readers, M. T. Anderson’s The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing. The People Could Fly The Picture Book (eBook): Hamilton, Virginia: In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation .

The People Could Fly is a children's book which is a collection of folktales. I had to read this in 5th grade and have loved it ever since. My favorite story is the final one called "The People Could Fly" which tells the story of slaves who finally escaped the fields by flying away/5(24). Audiobook CD (16) Audiobook on MP3 CD (1) Movies & TV. DVD () Streaming Video (19) The People Could Fly The People Could Fly, Book The Picture Book by Hamilton Book - HAMIL. Available but not Holdable View details View details for The People Could Fly, Book, Available but not Holdable. Toggle transaction button drawer. For.

The People Could Fly also earned the Coretta Scott King Award. The Dillons are both multiple award-winners as well. The s were the couple’s heyday as they created some of the most beautiful children’s books of the time. Leo and Diane Dillon have created powerful new illustrations in full color for every page of this picture book presentation of Virginia Hamilton's most beloved tale. The author's original historical note as well as her previously unpublished notes are included. Awards for The People Could Fly collection: A Coretta Scott King Award.


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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The People Could Fly Picture Book and CD at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. This is a picture book edition of a single story from Virginia Hamiltons collection The People Could Fly: American Black Folk narrative of this folktale is in /5.

The People Could Fly Review There was a a time when africans could fly and they started to sing a song. There was a 5 year old girl called Lucretia she lived with her mom on Africa, until one they got captured, people started to take the resources and also to capture the people from Africa.

The africans started to sing a song of freedom/5. : The People Could Fly Picture Book and CD () by Hamilton, Virginia and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

Virginia Hamilton, the first Black to win a Newbery Medal and the first children’s book author to be awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant, won the Coretta Scott King Award for The People Could Fly: American Black died in at the age of Leo and Diane Dillon, recepients of two Caldecott Medals, have illustrated five books by Virginia Hamilton, including the original black-and /5(14).

The People Could Fly: The Picture Book is a picture book by Virginia Hamilton and illustrated by Leo and Diane is a reissue, by the Dillons, of Hamilton's title story of her book The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales and is about a group of African-American slaves who call upon old magic to escape their oppression by flying : Virginia Hamilton.

The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales is a collection of twenty four folktales retold by Virginia Hamilton and illustrated by Leo and Diane encompass animal tales (including tricksters), fairy tales, supernatural tales,and tales of the enslaved Africans (including slave narrativesAuthor: Virginia Hamilton.

THE PEOPLE COULD FLY: The Picture Book Virginia Hamilton, Author, illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon. Knopf $ (32p) ISBN "They say the people could fly. Say that long ago in. “THE PEOPLE COULD FLY,” the title story in Virginia Hamilton’s prize-winning American Black folktale collection, is a fantasy tale of the slaves who possessed the ancient magic words that enabled them to literally fly away to freedom.

And it is a moving tale of those who did not have the opportunity to “fly” away, who remained slaves with only their imaginations to set them free as 4/5(17). LEO AND DIANE DILLON'S award-winning picture book interpretation of Newbery Medalist Virginia Hamilton's beloved tale now includes an unforgettable word-for-word CD narration by James Earl Jones and Virginia Hamilton.

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The people could fly: the picture book. [Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon] -- In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bare their pain, sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allow them to fly away.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on September 6, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The People Could Fly Summary. Before being captured into slavery, many African people could fly.

At some point, however, they lost their wings and forgot about their secret powers. We open on a young woman named Sarah. Sarah is working in the fields with her baby on her back, exhausted and emotionally beaten down. There was a time long ago in Africa when the people could fly.

They flew like blackbirds up above with their wings shining against the blue sky. When these people were captured into slavery they forgot that they could fly. They shed their wings on the long boats to America. As slaves the people lived in misery, they got sick on the waves of the.

Buy The People Could Fly: The Picture Book by Virginia Hamilton online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The People Could Fly This major contribution to children’s literature brings the fascinating range of American Black folktales and humor to all children.

In this treasury, we hear the voice of Virginia Hamilton – a voice that echoes the slaves and fugitives from her own American black ancestry as she tells the stories that keep the culture.

The People Could Fly The Picture Book (Book): Hamilton, Virginia: In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation.

The People Could Fly: The Picture Book by Virginia Hamilton ISBN ISBN x Paperback; Random House Children's Books; ISBN THE PEOPLE COULD FLY (A FOLKTALE) ccording to an old story, Africans in ancient times could fly like birds.

As late as slavery days, there were still some who retained the power of flight, though they looked like other men. One of these people once turned up on an out-of-the-way plantation in America. This is what Size: KB.A special picture book featuring only The People Could Fly is also available. Both the full collection and the picture book can be purchased with a CD featuring Hamilton and James Earl Jones.

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