Tar beach

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Publisher:
Crown Publishers,
Pub. Date:
[1991]
Language:
English
Description
Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture. The spectacular artwork resonates with color and texture. Children will delight in the universal dream of mastering one's world by flying over it. A practical and stunningly beautiful book."--(starred) Horn Book.  
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ISBN:
9780517580318
9780590463812
9780517580301
9780517885444
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 660L
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Grouping Authorringgold faith
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2019-11-05 13:21:28PM
Last Indexed2019-11-15 04:44:46AM

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subject_facetCoretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
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