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9 edition of Way up and over everything found in the catalog.

Way up and over everything

by Alice McGill

  • 130 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- United States,
    • African Americans -- Folklore,
    • Slavery -- Folklore

    • About the Edition

      In this retelling of a folktale, five Africans escape the horrors of slavery by simply disappearing into thin air.

      Edition Notes

      StatementAlice McGill.
      GenreFolklore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M1713 Way 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3678546M
      ISBN 10061838796X
      LC Control Number2003019384

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Way Up and Over Everything by Alice McGill and Jude Daly was a wonderful story about a time in history was slaves were legal. This story buts a different twist on this horrible time.

The story does a good job educating the overall way slaves were captured and treated without being too visual and brutal for children to read/5. Jude Daly is an award-winning illustrator whose books include The Elephant's Pillow and The Tale of Paradise Lost.

She was drawn to Alice's story and the magical notion of flying "way up and over everything." "What a gift!" she writes. "Children do this with ease, but sadly, too many grownups forget how to fly."5/5(2).

The belief that some oppressed people could escape by flying away "way up and over everything" was, and still is, a means of keeping hope alive in a world that was degrading and dispiriting.

The teller, Alice McGill, is a gifted storyteller who tells her tale with a 5/5. Starred Review. Grade 1–5—Like Virginia Hamilton's The People Could Fly (Knopf, ), this folktale tells the story of slaves who magically slip off the bonds of oppression by simply soaring "way up and over everything." As related by a slave named Jane's great-great granddaughter, it is the tale of five dignified and taciturn new slaves 5/5(2).

Way Up and Over Everything by Alice McGill and Jude Daly “You see, my great-grandmama’s mama told her and she told me about this read more “You see, my great-grandmama’s mama told her and she told me about this story about a long time ago when Africans could fly just like birds—way up and over everything.”.

Get this from a library. Way up and over everything. [Alice McGill; Jude Daly] -- In this retelling of a folktale, five Africans escape the horrors of slavery by simply disappearing into thin air.

The small, enigmatic figures in Daly's folk-style landscape paintings add to the air of mystery infusing this spare rendition of "The People Could Fly," retold here in a version handed down from storyteller McGill's slave-born ancestor. The five serene new arrivals at Ol' Man Deboreaux's plantation, just off the boat from Africa, barely speak a word, keep to themselves&#;and, when the.

Alice McGill remembers this story, passed down in her family through the generations, from her childhood and how her greatgrandmother told it to her "as if unveiling a great, wonderful secret.

My siblings and I believed that certain Africans shared this gift of taking to the air--'way up and over everything. So the whole Wyoming feeling came up.

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Way Up and Over Everything is a book about slaves working for their master. One day the slaves flew away and the master had no idea where they flew too and they were free.

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Way Up and Over Everything is an African American tale of how some African slaves were able to fly back home to Africa to escape slavery in America. The story starts out with a little girl hearing the story about her great-great-grandmamma Jane, who was a slave in Georgia.

On the farm she worked new slaves from Africa came to work.4/5(6). Waves of nausea washed over me as I tried to cope with the reality of seeing kids close to my age sentenced to a lifetime of depending on someone else for everything--at a time when I.

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Way Up and Over Everything written by Alice McGill, illustrated by Jude Daly Reading level: Ages Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (Ma ) Language: English ISBN X ISBN Told in first person from Ms.

McGill's point of view, her great-great grandmother, Jane, was a slave born on Ol' Man Deboreaux's Georgia plantation.

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