The People Could Fly

Retold African-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.

The People Could Fly

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.

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The People Could Fly
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Virginia Hamilton
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

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.
The People Could Fly: The Picture Book
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Virginia Hamilton
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-06 - Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

“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
The People Could Fly
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Virginia Hamilton
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

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.
The People Could Fly
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Ann Malaspina
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: Child's World

Retells an African American folktale in which slaves forced into hard labor fly free in their hearts and minds.
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Virginia Hamilton
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher:

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