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The Resource When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser

When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser

Label
When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends
Title
When birds could talk & bats could sing
Title remainder
the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends
Statement of responsibility
told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser
Title variation
When birds could talk and bats could sing
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of stories, featuring sparrows, jays, buzzards, and bats, based on African-American tales originally written down by Martha Young on her father's plantation in Alabama after the Civil War
Summary
A collection of stories featuring sparrows, jays, buzzards, and bats based on African-American tales
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1996.
Awards note
Young Hoosier Book Award nominee, 2000-2001.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
090855
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.24/528/08996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
620
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
St 1996
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620
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends
Label
When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How Bruh Sparrow and Sis Wren lost out -- Still and Ugly Bat -- Blue Jay and Swallow take the heat -- Bruh Buzzard and Fair Maid -- Hummingbird and Little Breeze -- When Miss Bat could sing -- Cardinal and Bruh Deer -- Little Brown Wren
Control code
18172612
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9780590473729
Lccn
95015307 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(LHPL)231130
Label
When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How Bruh Sparrow and Sis Wren lost out -- Still and Ugly Bat -- Blue Jay and Swallow take the heat -- Bruh Buzzard and Fair Maid -- Hummingbird and Little Breeze -- When Miss Bat could sing -- Cardinal and Bruh Deer -- Little Brown Wren
Control code
18172612
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9780590473729
Lccn
95015307 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(LHPL)231130

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