Author: Virginia Hamilton
Illustrator: Leo & Diane Dillon
Publisher: The Blue Sky Press/Scholastic
Publication Date: 1995
Awards: 1996 Coretta Scott King Award Author Winner
Genre: Picture book, African American Folktales, Fairy Tales
Audience: Gr. k-4
Overview: This a book composed of spoken stories from Virginia Hamilton’s.
Activity: Have older students each choose a story from this book to read and then have them present their story to the class either through a speech, a poster, a picture and give a brief summary of the story.
Reviewer’s Name: Sarah Dulle
Posted by Dr. Deb L. Marciano at 3/08/2007