From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs

Amy Cohn
Scholastic Inc., 1993 - 399 Seiten
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A unique celebration of America, splendidly illustrated by 15 Caldecott Award-winning artists. Here are more than 140 folk tales, songs, peoms and essays by voices as diverse as Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Abbott and Costello, and Bob Dylan. Full-color illustrations. (All Ages)

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FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs

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A swell compilation (almost as good as the 150,000 first printing, BOMC choice, etc., suggests) of "the heart and soul of America's story" —folk tales and songs from major ethnic groups, historical ... Vollständige Rezension lesen


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Tit Galop pour Mamou
Revolutionary Tea 54 Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier
The Wilderness Road 80 OP Dan Tucker
Hush Litde Baby 98

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Molly Bang was born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1943. After college, Bang taught English in Japan. She returned to the U.S and earned her graduate degree in East Asian Languages and Literatures, then worked in India, Bangladesh, and West Africa for Johns Hopkins, Unicef and Harvard. Her first books were translations of folktales, which she also illustrated. Bang has received many awards and honors, including the prestigious Caldecott Honor Book Award three times, for The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, Ten, Nine, Eight and When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry. She won the Giverny Award for Best Science Picture Book for Common Ground in 1998. Ten, Nine, Eight also won the ALA Notable Children's Book and When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry, won the Charlotte Zolotow Award. It was also an ALA Notable Book and a Jane Addams Children's Honor Book Her titles include Nobody Particular: One Woman's Fight to Save the Bays, Tiger's Fall, Little Rat Sets Sail, My Light, and Picture This: Perception and Composition.

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