The Resource Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold

Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold

Label
Tar Beach
Title
Tar Beach
Statement of responsibility
Faith Ringgold
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Award, 1992.
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1992.
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Book Award, 1993.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ringgold, Faith
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • Grades K-4
  • LG
  • K-2
LC call number
  • PZ7.R4726
  • PS3568.I572
LC item number
  • Tar 1991
  • T37 1991
Literary form
novels
Reading level
  • 3.4
  • 3.4
  • 2.9
Series statement
Families All Matter
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American girls
  • African American families
  • Flight
  • Wishes
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Desire
  • Liberty
  • Dreams
  • Imagination
  • Prejudices
  • Home
  • City and town life
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • African American folk art
  • Artists
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm22002688
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780517599617
Lccn
90040410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
John Wilson Special Collections copy: Inscribed by author. Gift of Peggy Prentice.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22002688
Label
Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold
Publication
Copyright
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm22002688
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780517599617
Lccn
90040410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
John Wilson Special Collections copy: Inscribed by author. Gift of Peggy Prentice.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22002688

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