Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales / told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon.
- New York : The Blue Sky Press an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,  , ©1995.
xiii, , 112,  pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
- African American women -- Folklore.
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) New York (City).
- Her Animal Tales. Little Girl and Buh Rabby; Lena and the Big One Tiger; Marie and Redfish; Miz Hattie Gets Some Company
Her Fairy Tales. Catskinella Catskinella; Good Blanche, Bad Rose, and the Talking Eggs; Mary Belle and the Mermaid; Mom Bett and the Little Ones A-Glowing
Her Supernatural. Who You!; Macie and Boo Hag; Lonna and Cat Woman; Malindy and Little Devil
Her Folkways and Legends. Woman and Man Started Even; Luella and the Tame Parrot; The Mer-Woman Out of the Sea; Annie Christmas
Her True Tales. Millie Evans: Plantation Times; Lettice Boyer: From Way Back; Mary Lou Thornton: My Family.
- "The pictures in this book were painted with acrylics on illustration board."
"Designed by Kathleen Westray"--Colophon.
Includes bibliographical references (pages -112).
Coretta Scott King Author Award, 1996.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. Virginia Hamilton 1995 Medal Winner.
- Local notes:
- Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel.
Schimmel Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copies 1-3 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copies 1 & 3 has dustjackets with gold sticker "Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. Virginia Hamilton 1995 Medal Winner" on front.
Banks Collection copy 1 & 3 have "Reinforced binding".
Banks Collection copy 2 has red ink stamp ("PROPERTY OF: ANACOSTIA MUSUEM SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 1901 FORT PLACE, SE WASHINGTON, DC 20560") on front flap of dust jacket, front and back free endpapers, recto and verso of half-title leaf, title leaf, page V, and back pastedown.
Banks Collection copy 2 has label ("©1996 Warning: THIS ITEM IS PROTECTED BY F.A.A. SECURITY SYSTEMS.") on front free endpaper.
Banks Collection copy 2: dust jacket (with metallic stickers for Laura Ingalls Wilder Award and Coretta Scott King Aware on cover) retained.
Banks Collection copy 3: has leaflet for African American Women Writers' Conference and questions concerning this book laid in.
- Penn Provenance:
- Schimmel, Caroline F. (donor) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copies 1-3)
Anacostia Museum (stamp) (Banks Collection copy 2)
F.A.A. Security Systems (label) (Banks Collection copy 2)
- Penn Chronology:
- Dillon, Leo, illustrator.
Dillon, Diane, illustrator.
Westray, Kathleen, designer.
Blue Sky Press, publisher.
Caroline F. Schimmel Fiction Collection of Women in the American Wilderness (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
0590566032 (Limited ed.)
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