The Resource Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold

Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold

Label
Tar Beach
Title
Tar Beach
Statement of responsibility
Faith Ringgold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 note
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Honor, illustrator, 1992.
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1992.
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Book Award, 1993.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ringgold, Faith
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American girls
  • African American families
  • Flight
  • Wishes
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Desire
  • Liberty
  • Dreams
  • Imagination
  • Prejudices
  • Home
  • City and town life
  • African American folk art
  • Artists
  • Children's stories
  • African American families
  • African American folk art
  • African American girls
  • Artists
  • Children's stories
  • City and town life
  • Desire
  • Dreams
  • Flight
  • Home
  • Imagination
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Liberty
  • Manners and customs
  • Prejudices
  • Wishes
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold
Instantiates
Publication
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm22002688
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780517599617
Lccn
90040410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22002688
Label
Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold
Publication
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm22002688
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780517599617
Lccn
90040410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22002688

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