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The Resource When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser

When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser

Label
When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends
Title
When birds could talk & bats could sing
Title remainder
the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends
Statement of responsibility
told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of stories, featuring sparrows, jays, buzzards, and bats, based on those African American tales originally written down by Martha Young on her father's plantation in Alabama after the Civil War
Awards note
American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1997
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Virginia
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Elementary Grade
  • 620
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 3.9
  • 4.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Moser, Barry
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • Birds
  • Bats
  • African Americans
  • Children's stories, African American
  • Folklore
  • Birds
  • African Americans
  • Bats
  • Birds
  • Tales
  • Southern States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How Bruh Sparrow and Sis Wren lost out -- Still and ugly Bat -- Blue Jay and Swallow take the heat -- Bruh Buzzard and Fair Maid -- Hummingbird and Little Breeze -- When Miss Bat could sing -- Cardinal and Bruh Deer -- Little Brown Wren
Control code
ocm32348472
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9780590473729
Lccn
95015307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends, told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How Bruh Sparrow and Sis Wren lost out -- Still and ugly Bat -- Blue Jay and Swallow take the heat -- Bruh Buzzard and Fair Maid -- Hummingbird and Little Breeze -- When Miss Bat could sing -- Cardinal and Bruh Deer -- Little Brown Wren
Control code
ocm32348472
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9780590473729
Lccn
95015307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

Library Locations

    • Francis A. Gregory LibraryBorrow it
      3660 Alabama Ave. SE, Washington, DC, 20020, US
      38.8648665 -76.9542163
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