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Book by Virginia Hamilton
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Illus. in black-and-white. In this companion volume to the award-winning The People Could Fly, Virginia Hamilton traces the history of slavery and the Underground Railroad in America. Thirty-five inspiring stories describe ingenious escapes, desperate measures, and daring protests of former slaves.Biografía del autor:
Virginia Hamilton, storyteller, lecturer, and biographer, was born and raised in Yellow Springs, OH, which is said to be a station on the Underground Railroad. Her grandfather settled in the village after escaping slavery in Virginia. She was educated at Antioch College and Ohio State University and did further study in literature and the novel at the New School for Social Research. Virginia was the first African American woman to win the Newbery Award, for M.C. Higgins the Great. Since then, she has won three Newbery Honors and three Coretta Scott King Awards. In 1992, Virginia was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, which is presented every two years by the International Board on Books for Young People, in recognition of her entire body of work. Virginia
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Descripción Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. Condición: New. Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon Ilustrador. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: M0394828739
Descripción Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. Hardcover. Condición: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. del artículo: P110394828739
Descripción Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1993. Hardcover. Condición: New. Nº de ref. del artículo: DADAX0394828739