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Tar Beach

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AD: Adult Directed 660L
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CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD WINNER • CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK • A NEW YORK TIMES BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOKAcclaimed artist Faith Ringgold seamless weaves fiction, autobiography, and African American history into a magical story that resonates with the universal wish for freedom, and will be cherised for generations.Cassie Louise Lightfoot has a dream: to be free to go wherever she wants for the rest of her life. One night, up on “tar beach,” the rooftop of her family’s Harlem apartment building, her dreams come true. The stars lift her up, and she flies over the city, claiming the buildings and the city as her own.As Cassie learns, anyone can fly. “All you need is somewhere to go you can’t get to any other way. The next thing you know, you’re flying among the stars.”
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9780593377864
9780517580301
9780517580318
Accelerated Reader:
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Level 3.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 660L
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-05-16 03:30:03AM
Last Indexed2021-05-16 04:13:39AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780517580301

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Acclaimed artist Faith Ringgold seamless weaves fiction, autobiography, and African American history into a magical story that resonates with the universal wish for freedom, and will be cherised for generations.
Cassie Louise Lightfoot has a dream: to be free to go wherever she wants for the rest of her life. One night, up on “tar beach,” the rooftop of her family’s Harlem apartment building, her dreams come true. The stars lift her up, and she flies over the city, claiming the buildings and the city as her own.
As Cassie learns, anyone can fly. “All you need is somewhere to go you can’t get to any other way. The next thing you know, you’re flying among the stars.”
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subject_facetCaldecott honor book
title_displayTar Beach
title_fullTar Beach
Tar Beach / Faith Ringgold
title_shortTar Beach
topic_facetJuvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Picture Book Fiction