Graduating Seniors! Keep your Public Library account past July 2018 and get a new Library Card delivered to your home. Go to My Account > Account Settings and update your contact information and holds pickup branch.

African-American folktales for young readers: including favorite stories from African and African-American storytellers

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
August House,
Pub. Date:
1993.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
850L
Description
This collection illuminates the unbroken chain of the black oral tradition which is alive in America. The Youngs, who are storytellers and teachers, have assembled an anthology that bears out both the richness and variety of a cultural heritage that has crossed the Atlantic, survived the ignominy of slavery, and triumphed over the ignorance of racism and bigotry. In his introduction, Dr. Rex Ellis underscores the multicultural opportunity this collection offers: They are stories that continue to ....
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780874833089
9780874833096
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.1, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 46caa797-c0a8-1191-875f-065df8847d3c
Full title african american folktales for young readers including favorite stories from african and african ame
Author collected and edited by richard alan young and jud
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-09 23:37:14PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 01:16:22AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.1
auth_author2 Young, Judy Dockrey, 1949-, Young, Richard, 1946 Mar. 1-
author2-role Young, Judy Dockrey,1949-, Young, Richard,1946 Mar. 1-
author_display
available_at_school Alex Green Elementary, Cole Elementary, East Nashville Magnet High, Gra-Mar Middle, Hunter's Lane High, Wright Middle
collection_school Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school Alex Green Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction, Cole Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction, East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Non-Fiction, Gra-Mar Middle - Teen Non-Fiction, Hunter's Lane High - Teen Non-Fiction, Wright Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description A collection of folktales from the African-American oral tradition, presented as they have been told by professional black storytellers from Rhode Island to Oklahoma.
format_category_school Books
format_school Book
id 46caa797-c0a8-1191-875f-065df8847d3c
isbn 9780874833089, 9780874833096
item_details ils:CARL0000522725|A00315603|Gra-Mar Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|398.2089 AFR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4C365||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00319011|Wright Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|FANT 398.2089 AFR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4X805||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00696330|East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Non-Fiction|398.2089 AFR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||63290||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00736337|Hunter's Lane High - Teen Non-Fiction|398.2089 AFR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6A452||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00740715|Cole Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction|398.2089 AFR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1B225||, ils:CARL0000522725|A01821425|Alex Green Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction|398.2 AFR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1T375||
itype_school Book
last_indexed 2018-05-26T06:16:22.01Z
lexile_score 850
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 398.2 AFR, 398.2089 AFR, FANT 398.2089 AFR
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Alex Green Elementary, Cole Elementary, East Nashville Magnet High, Gra-Mar Middle, Hunter's Lane High, Wright Middle
primary_isbn 9780874833089
publishDate 1993
record_details ils:CARL0000522725|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|August House,|1993.|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school ils:CARL0000522725|A00315603|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00319011|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00696330|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00736337|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000522725|A00740715|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000522725|A01821425|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
series African-American Stories
subject_facet African Americans -- Folklore, Folklore, Afro-American, Storytelling -- Collections, Tales -- United States
title_display African-American folktales for young readers : including favorite stories from African and African-American storytellers
title_full African-American folktales for young readers : including favorite stories from African and African-American storytellers / collected and edited by Richard Alan Young and Judy Dockrey Young
title_short African-American folktales for young readers :
title_sub including favorite stories from African and African-American storytellers
topic_facet African Americans, Collections, Folklore, Folklore, Afro-American, Storytelling, Tales