Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales (Hardcover)

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In the tradition of Hamilton's The People Could Fly and In the Beginning, a dramatic new collection of 25 compelling tales from the female African American storytelling tradition. Each story focuses on the role of women--both real and fantastic--and their particular strengths, joys and sorrows. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author


Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002) changed children's literature for generations of readers, winning every major award in her field across the globe. Her awards and honors include the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, a MacArthur Fellowship, and four honorary doctorates. Virginia was married to Arnold Adoff, and they have two children and one grandchild.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780590473705
ISBN-10: 0590473700
Publisher: Blue Sky Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 1995
Pages: 128
Language: English