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Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1985

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 HAM

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HAM

Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 HAM

Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: "Rediscover America's most honored writer of children's literature in this deluxe collector's edition of her finest work: five classic novels about African American young people confronting the world and its many challenges. Playing out themes of memory, folklore, and tradition in enthralling, often wildly inventive stories, Virginia Hamilton transformed American children's literature in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America Young Readers 2021

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Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Blue Sky Press 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HAM

Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 291.24 HAM

Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: Twelve trickster tales that show the migration of African culture to America via the West Indies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Sky Press 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HAM

Hamilton, Virginia.

Summary: The nineteen stories in this book focus on the magical lore and wondrous imaginings of African American women. A remarkable book that honors our heritage while giving us hope and inspiration for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Sky Press 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HAM

Hamilton, Virginia.

Summary: As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAM

Hamilton, Virginia.

Summary: A collection of stories, featuring sparrows, jays, buzzards, and bats, based on those African American tales originally written down by Martha Young on her father's plantation in Alabama after the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Sky Press 1996

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Nature 398.24 Hamilton 1996

Adair, Virginia Hamilton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 ADA

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