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Title In the beginning : creation stories from around the world / told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser.
Author Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002.
Imprint San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1988.
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 161 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
eth African Americans lcdgt
nat Americans lcdgt
Call # 291.24 H
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-161).
Contents The Pea-pod man: Raven the creator -- Finding night: Quat the creator -- An endless sea of mud: Death the creator -- Bursting from the hen's egg: Phan Ku the creator -- Traveling to form the world: Old Man the creator -- First man becomes the devil: Ulgen the creator -- Turtle dives to the bottom of the sea: Earth Starter the creator -- Moon and Sun: Mawu-Lisa the creators -- Bandicoots come from his body: Karora the creator -- Spider Ananse finds something: Wulbari the creator -- The woman who fell from the sky: Divine Woman the creator -- Man copies god: Nyambi the creator -- The frost giant: Imir the creator -- Owner of the sky: Olorun the creator -- Marduk, god of gods: Apsu and Tiamat the creators -- Four creations to make man: Maker and Feathered Serpent the creators -- Angry gods: Ta-aroa the creator -- Sun, life, wind, and death : God Lowa the creator -- The sun-god and the dragon: God Ra the creator -- Separation of earth and sky: Sedi and Melo the creators -- First man, first woman: Yahweh the creator -- The coming of all things: the Greek creators -- The od brings fire to man: Prometheus the creator -- Pandora: Zeus the creator -- In the beginning: Elohim the creator.
Summary An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world.
Audience 700 Lexile.
Awards Newbery Honor Book, 1989.
Note Accelerated Reader AR UG 4.5 3.0 30669.
Reading Counts RC 6-8 6.1 5 Quiz: 05789 Guided reading level: NR.
Subject Creation -- Mythology -- Juvenile literature.
Creation -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology -- Juvenile literature.
Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Creation. (OCoLC)fst00882382
Creation -- Mythology. (OCoLC)fst00882388
Folklore. (OCoLC)fst00930306
Mythology. (OCoLC)fst01031701
Genre Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Addl. Author Moser, Barry, illustrator.
Related To Online version: Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002. In the beginning. 1st ed. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1988 (OCoLC)581804854
Online version: Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002. In the beginning. 1st ed. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1988 (OCoLC)607781075
ISBN 0152387404
9780152387419 (ltd. ed.)
0152387420 (pbk.)
0152387412 (ltd. ed.)
9780152387426 (pbk.)
9781435203709 (Paw Prints ed.)
1435203704 (Paw Prints ed.)

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 Crown Hts Ref  291.24 H    LIB USE ONLY