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Bury My Bones but Keep My Words: African Tales for Retelling e-book

Author:

Meshack Asare,Tony Fairman

Language:

English

Category:

Children

Subcategory:

Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths

ePub size:

1417 kb

Other formats:

txt mobi docx lrf

Rating:

4.9

Publisher:

Henry Holt & Co. (January 1, 1993)

Pages:

192

ISBN:

080502333X

Bury My Bones but Keep My Words: African Tales for Retelling e-book

by Meshack Asare,Tony Fairman


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read While it's a good introduction to African folklore, these stories are better told aloud (the book itself even warns that) and just sitting down and reading them often loses the effect.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking Bury My Bones But Keep My Words: African Tales for Retelling as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. While it's a good introduction to African folklore, these stories are better told aloud (the book itself even warns that) and just sitting down and reading them often loses the effect. Some of the stories are more engaging than others and I would have enjoyed the book more if each story hadn't had a modern day intro.

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192 pages : 20 cm. A collection of thirteen traditional tales from various regions of Africa, including "The Man with a Tree on His Head," "There's One Day for the Victim," and "The Two Swindlers. Ages 8-12"-Page 4 of cover. First published in Great Britain by HarperCollins. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

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Fourteen folktales from several regions of Africa, either collected by the author or adapted from hard-to-find printed sources.

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In Bury My Bones But Keep My Words, African tales retold by Tony Fairman and illustrated by Meshack Asare, you can almost hear the chirping of tree frogs and feel the velvety darkness of an African night as a teasing grandmother mesmerizes listeners with tales told around the fire. For readers, this book is likely to be a revelation of how racism can blast hopes - and shape political activism. Many Thousand Gone: A+ Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt: A Bury My Bones But Keep My Words: A Father and Son: A Malcolm X: A- Freedom’s Children: A. Bury My Bones But Keep My Words.

Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff marks, but no holes or tears. If this is a hard cover, the dust jacket may be missing. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with some creasing or tearing, and pencil underlining of text, but this is minimal. No highlighting of text, no writing in the margins, and no missing pages. Don’t worry, it’s still perfectly readable and our expert team have made sure there is no major damage – you’re getting a great book for a great price! Read full description. See details and exclusions.

December 5, 2018 History. African tales for retelling. Published 1994 by Puffin Books in New York, . Download for print-disabled. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove Bury my bones but keep my words from your list? Bury my bones but keep my words.

Ages 8 - 9, Grades 3 - 3.

Children's stories, English. Ages 8 - 9, Grades 3 - 3. Publication History. 192 p. ISBN 0001849883. php?title Library:ADCLP/Bury my bones but keep my words : African tales for retelling&oldid 345932".

A collection of thirteen traditional tales from various regions of Africa, including The Man with a Tree on His Head, There's One Day for the Victim, and The Two Swindlers. Bury my bones but keep my words : African tales for retelling, retold by Tony Fairman ; illustrated by Meshack Asare. Fairman, Tony author. Nyar-upoko (Luo tale, Kenya) - Zazamankh (Ancient Egypt) - The man with a tree on his head (Tswana tale, Botswana) - The bag of money (Wolof tale, The Gambia) - The good herdboy (Luhya tale, Kenya) - Karimirwa and Musiguku (Luhya tale, Kenya) - There's one day for the victim (Yoruba tale, Nigeria)

A retelling of traditional tales from several African countries invites readers to join in the background sounds, noises, songs, and sound effects.

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