- Author:Virginia Hamilton
- Publisher:Aladdin; 1st Aladdin Books ed edition (April 30, 1987)
- Pages:122 pages
- Subcategory:Growing Up & Facts of Life
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Zeely Virginia Hamilton Illustrated by Symeon Shimin FOR LEIGH HAMILTON ADOFF AND ETTA BELLE HAMILTON Contents 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1. 15. 16. A Biography of Virginia Hamilton.
Zeely Virginia Hamilton Illustrated by Symeon Shimin FOR LEIGH HAMILTON ADOFF AND ETTA BELLE HAMILTON Contents 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1. 1. THERE WAS AN awful racket and swoosh as the books John Perry carried slipped out of his arms and scattered over the floor. Wouldn’t you know he’d do it? Wouldn’t you just know it! The voice of his sister, Elizabeth, echoed through the huge waiting room. Her mother shushed her. After all, said Mrs. Perry, it’s not so terrible to drop an armload of books. It could happen to anyone. But why does it happen to us? Elizabeth cried.
Virginia Esther Hamilton (March 12, 1936 – February 19, 2002) was an African-American children's books author. She wrote 41 books, including M. C. Higgins, the Great (1974), for which she won the . National Book Award in category Children's Books and the Newbery Medal in 1975
Virginia Hamilton (1934–2002) was the author of over forty books for children, young adults, and their older allies.
Virginia Hamilton (1934–2002) was the author of over forty books for children, young adults, and their older allies. Higgins, the Great earned Hamilton the National Book Award, the Newbery Medal (which she was the first African-American author to receive), and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, three of the field’s most prestigious awards.
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We'll spend the whole summer on the farm with Uncle Ross . Beautifully written with magical elements. I love Virginia Hamilton.
She sat on her knees with her head pressed against the window. The glass cooled her hot face and hands and she was able to put her thoughts together. Well, the school term’s over, she said. Well, the school term’s over, she said s moved against the window but her voice made barely a sound. We’ll spend the whole summer on the farm with Uncle Ross. I ought to make up something special just because we’ve never ever gone alone like this!. She began figuring out what she might do that would be as important as travelling to the country without her father and mother
A Coretta Scott King Award. A School Library Journal Best Books of the Year.
When she travels to her uncle's farm for a summer, she starts by making up new names for herself and her younger brother: "Geeder" and "Toeboy. A Coretta Scott King Award.
Only 7 left in stock (more on the way). Customers who bought this item also bought. Chicago Sun Times" The style is haunting and musical, and the characters walk through the reader's mind long after the book is over. Booklist" A unique experience for mature readers. Virginia Hamilton s books, which combined African-American and Native American lore with contemporary stories and characters, are memorable not only for their inventiveness and rich characterizations, but also for their ability to evoke a wide variety of times, places, and historical figures. Arilla Sun Down (Point Crime).
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