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Tar Beach / Faith Ringgold.

Ringgold, Faith, (author.).
Book Book ([1991])
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Publisher: New York, NY : Crown Publishers, Inc., [1991]
28 of 29 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
2 of 2 copies available at Melrose. (Show preferred library)
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  • ISBN: 0517580306 (trade) :
  • ISBN: 9780517580301 (trade)
  • ISBN: 0517580314 (lib. bdg.) :
  • ISBN: 9780517580318 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0517599619
  • ISBN: 9780517599617
  • ISBN: 0517885441 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780517885444 (pbk.)
General Note:
Art techniques used: Vibrant paintings in the native style of african american folk art. Includes swatches of fabric pointing to the quilt story it's based on.
Summary:
A young girl dreams of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Based on the author's quilt story of the same name.
Awards:
Coretta Scott King Award, Honor, illustrator, 1992.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1992.
Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Book Award, 1993.
Citation: Ringgold, Faith. "Tar Beach." New York, NY : Crown Publishers, Inc., 1991.

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