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Tar Beach

Title
Tar Beach / Faith Ringgold.
Author
Ringgold, Faith
Publication
  • New York, NY : Crown Publishers, Inc., [1991]
  • ©1991
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Additional Authors
Crown Publishers. pbl
Description
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations; 32 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Children's stories.
  • Picture books.
  • Fiction.
  • Juvenile works.
  • Authors' autographs (Provenance) – Ringgold – 1991.
  • Dust jackets (Bindings) – 1991.
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.
Awards (note)
  • Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1992.
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1992.
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Book Award, 1993.
Call Number
Sc+ G 91-3
ISBN
  • 0517580306
  • 9780517580301
LCCN
90040410
OCLC
22002688
Author
Ringgold, Faith, author.
Title
Tar Beach / Faith Ringgold.
Publisher
New York, NY : Crown Publishers, Inc., [1991]
Copyright Date
©1991
Edition
First edition.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
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, illustrator, 1992.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1992.
Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Book Award, 1993.
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Chronological Term
1900-1999
Added Author
Crown Publishers. Publisher
Research Call Number
Sc+ G 91-3
Sc+ G 94-3
JFG 92-446
J PIC R
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