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Freedom's Fruit

By: William H. Hooks

Illustrated in full color. An acclaimed author and an award-winning illustrator unite to create an enchanting conjure tale ideal for both folktale and African-American history collections.  Mama...

The People Could Fly: The Picture Book

By: Virginia Hamilton
illustrated by: Leo and Diane Dillon

“THE PEOPLE COULD FLY,” the title story in Virginia Hamilton’s prize-winning American Black folktale collection, is a fantasy tale of the slaves who possessed the ancient magic words...

Anthony Burns

By: Virginia Hamilton

Now in Laurel-Leaf, Virginia Hamilton's powerful true account of the sensational trial of a fugitive slave.The year is 1854, and Anthony Burns, a 20-year-old Virginia slave, has escaped to Boston. But...


Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom

By: Virginia Hamilton

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...

Meet George Washington

By: Joan Heilbroner

George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was tall and strong, fair in judgment, and respected by his friends as agood leader. As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage...

The People Could Fly

By: Virginia Hamilton
illustrated by: Leo and Diane Dillon

"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully...


Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

By: Deborah Hopkinson

As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara is luckier than the slaves who work the fields. Still, she dreams of a reunion with her Momma, who lives on another plantation–and even of running away to...

Many Thousand Gone

By: Virginia Hamilton
illustrated by: Leo and Diane Dillon

Unavailable for several years, Virginia Hamilton’s award-winning companion to The People Could Fly traces the history of slavery in America in the voices and stories of those who lived it. Leo and...



Resources

Anthony Burns

By: Virginia Hamilton

NOTE TO TEACHERS
Anthony Burns:
The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave
Virginia Hamilton
Grades 7-10
Anthony Burns may be considered an obscure person in American history,...