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- Sales Rank:40,688
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:Dragonfly Books ed
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
- Dimensions (in):9.3 x 0.1 x 12
- Publication Date:December 3, 1996
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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 Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture.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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