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I Have Heard of a Land
By Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date May 1, 1998
Binding Library
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060234782
ISBN-10 0060234784
Dimensions 0.25 by 7.50 by 10.50 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.89
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Draws on family history to present an account of a lesser-known element of America's past, describing the 1880s race to the Oklahoma Territory of many freed African Americans that were hoping to establish new lives.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A National Book Award-winning author draws on family history for this lyrical account of America's little-known past. In the late 1880s, thousands of pioneers, many former slaves, raced to the Oklahoma Territory to stake their claim. "I Have Heard of a Land", a hymn to liberty and unity, commemorates the strength of the African-American pioneers. Full color.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780060234775
 
With Floyd Cooper (other contributor) | from Harpercollins Childrens Books (April 1, 1998)
9780060234775 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.70 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Describes the joys and hardships experienced by an African-American pioneer woman who staked a claim for free land in the Oklahoma territory
Paperback
Book cover for 9780064436175
 
With Floyd Cooper (other contributor) | from Harpercollins Childrens Books (January 1, 2000)
9780064436175 | details & prices | 8.00 × 10.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.26 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Describes the joys and hardships experienced by an African-American pioneer woman who staked a claim for free land in the Oklahoma territory
Library
Book cover for 9780060234782
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Floyd Cooper (other contributor) | from Harpercollins (May 1, 1998)
9780060234782 | details & prices | 7.50 × 10.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.85 lbs | List price $14.89
About: Describes the joys and hardships experienced by an African-American pioneer woman who staked a claim for free land in the Oklahoma territory
Reinforced
from Demco Media (February 1, 2000)
9780606175630 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.81
About: Describes the joys and hardships experienced by an African-American pioneer woman who staked a claim for free land in the Oklahoma territory
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613227957
 
from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613227957 | details & prices | 8.00 × 10.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.70 lbs | List price $17.20
About: Describes the joys and hardships experienced by an African-American pioneer woman who staked a claim for free land in the Oklahoma territory

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