The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales

Written by Virginia Hamilton & illustrated by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon
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$24.99
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8 - 14
Reading age
192
Page count
144
Words per page
~669L
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Jan 13, 1985
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“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.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780394869254
    Publication Date
    January 13, 1985
    Publisher
    Knopf Books for Young Readers
    Page Count
    192
    Words Per Page
    143.6875
    Audience
    Juvenile Reader
    Reading Age
    8 - 14 years
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~669L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~P
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.3
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    4
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    44962
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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