African-American Folktales

by Judy Dockrey Young, Richard Young

August House | February 17, 2006 | Trade Paperback

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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 ....

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 pages, 8.34 × 5.3 × 0.51 in

Published: February 17, 2006

Publisher: August House

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0874833094

ISBN - 13: 9780874833096

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Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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African-American Folktales

by Judy Dockrey Young, Richard Young

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 pages, 8.34 × 5.3 × 0.51 in

Published: February 17, 2006

Publisher: August House

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0874833094

ISBN - 13: 9780874833096

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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 ....

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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

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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