The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2011
Duration: 3 hours 47 minutes
Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002), a giant in the world of children's literature, was the first African American to win a Newbery Medal and the first children's book author to be awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant. In her prize-winning anthology of American Black folktales, The People Could Fly, Hamilton has gathered and retold a collection of stories that teach us much, move us deeply, and make us laugh out loud. Savor this bridge to both the past and future of a people and a nation as you hear these timeless tales brilliantly narrated by Andrew Barnes. Winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, this audiobook is recommended for Grades 4 and up.