Dinner at Aunt Connie's House, Volume 1993

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Hyperion Books for Children, 1993 - African Americans - 32 pages
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Winner of the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King awards, Ringgold gives us the story of Melody, an African-American girl who discovers her rich heritage in the attic of Aunt Connie's house. The stories of great and influential African-American women give Melody the courage to dream lofty dreams. Full color.

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User Review  - Future_educator - LibraryThing

On a summer visit to Aunt Connie's house, young Melody meets her newly adopted cousin, Lonnie, a boy whose red hair and green eyes captivate her immediately. Exploring the house, the two discover Aunt ... Read full review

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User Review  - atlomas - LibraryThing

This book is about a big family who, get together every summer and have a big dinner. Aunt Connie, who hosts the big dinner, is a famous artist and always debus her latest art work at these dinners ... Read full review


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Faith Ringgold's artwork is in the permanent collections of the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Her books for young people include tar beach, a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award Book, and O Holy Night: Christmas with the Boys Choir of Harlem. She lives in New Jersey.

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