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I Have Heard of a Land

by Thomas, Joyce Carol

The story of a brave African-American woman in her pursuit of pioneering a home.  

  • Topics African American History,
    Women's History,
    19th-Century History,
    20th-Century History
  • Age Group Early Elementary: K-3
  • Book Type Fiction
  • Award Coretta Scott King Award
  • Publisher Harper Collins, 1998, New York, NY
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Award Key

Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Newberry Medal
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Coretta Scott King Award
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Golden Kite Award
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.


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