Last edited by Tygokree
Sunday, April 26, 2020 | History

6 edition of The girl who spun gold found in the catalog.

The girl who spun gold

  • 8 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by The Blue Sky Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales,
    • Folklore -- West Indies

    • About the Edition

      In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, Lit"mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king"s new bride.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesRumpelstiltskin (Folk tale). English.
      StatementVirginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon.
      ContributionsDillon, Leo, ill., Dillon, Diane, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.H1756 Gi 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL58811M
      ISBN 100590473786
      LC Control Number99086365
      OCLC/WorldCa43441900

      Nydia Blas: We the Girls Who Spun Gold, a lecture in the Department of Art in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University a historically Black community center in downtown Ithaca. She uses photography, collage, video, and books to address matters of sexuality, intimacy, and her lived experience as a girl, woman, and.


Share this book
You might also like
Riders New York city

Riders New York city

McCune genealogy and allied families

McCune genealogy and allied families

Sacred choir

Sacred choir

Making bolsheviks

Making bolsheviks

Rates and how to lower them.

Rates and how to lower them.

Map work for secondary schools in West Africa.

Map work for secondary schools in West Africa.

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Emission inventory requirements for carbon monoxide state implementation plans

Emission inventory requirements for carbon monoxide state implementation plans

Anti-pragmatism

Anti-pragmatism

Shadows in the sea

Shadows in the sea

Psalms and hymns

Psalms and hymns

Report for the period 1 January 1989 - 31 March 1990

Report for the period 1 January 1989 - 31 March 1990

Integrated Risk Assessment Applications

Integrated Risk Assessment Applications

Andre Chenier philosophe personified.

Andre Chenier philosophe personified.

Blocton

Blocton

Inquiry and debate in the human sciences

Inquiry and debate in the human sciences

The girl who spun gold by Virginia Hamilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Girl Who Spun Gold Hardcover – September 1, by Virginia Hamilton (Author)/5(10). Jane rated it it was amazing. The girl who spun gold is an African folktale retelling of the Brothers Grimms tale Rumpelstiltskin written by Virginia Hamilton illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.

A beautiful peasant girl named Quashiba becomes Big Kings wife because he believes she can spin golden thread/5. In this fascinating African-American retelling of the Rumplestiltskin tale, a beautiful girl's mother brags to the king that her daughter can spin gold.

The girl, horrified by her mother's lie, is forced into a room where she is told to fill it with gold. The warm Caribbean climes are home to Quashiba, a young spinner woman who becomes wife to the ruler of the land, Big King, having been chosen for her supposed ability to spin gold. Buy a cheap copy of The Girl Who Spun Gold book by Virginia Hamilton.

A lovely peasant girl named Quashiba is spinning thread and laughing with her mama one day when young Big King comes riding through the trees, wondering what all /5(4).

In this evocative picture book, Hamilton (Her Stories; Bluish) spins a new tale from old, as she adapts a West Indian version of "Rumpelstiltskin." The warm Caribbean climes are home to Quashiba, a young spinner woman who becomes wife to the ruler of the land, Big King, having been chosen for her supposed ability to spin gold/5(8).

Quashiba is a beautiful, innocent girl who finds herself caught in this dramatic fairy-tale after her mama tells the King that her daughter can spin a field of fine golden thread. After the king demands Quashiba to spin three rooms of golden things, a tiny sinister creature agrees to save Quashiba by spinning gold on one condition.

Title: The Girl Who Spun Gold Author: Virginia Hamilton Illustrator: Leo & Diane Dillon Publisher: The Blue Sky Press Genre: Traditional (folktale) Level: Primary Number of pages: 32 Pub.

Date: Summary This story begins in Africa with a description of Lit’mahn, an imp who supposedly lives among the trees and who no one wants to encounter. The name of the photo series comes from a Virginia Hamilton book The Girl Who Spun Gold, which is an African-American interpretation of the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin.

Priscilla Frank of HuffPost called the series "a celebration of girls in all their sloppiness, softness and strength". "The Girl who Spun Gold" is a fantasy folk tale that has been passed down from generation to generation. There were a few overlying themes within this picture book that are great to show children in third and fourth grade/5(25).

The Girl Who Spun Gold Stack Silver, Buy Gold, For Beginners: How And Why To Invest In Physical Precious Metals And, Protect Your Wealth, When The, Money Bubble Pops (Silver, Silver, Gold Fever, Gold Wars, FED Book 1) The Spider-Man Vault: A. It's natural (and enjoyable) to compare and contrast folkloric variants, and I was particularly struck, during the course of my reading, by the fact that The Girl Who Spun Gold highlights the injustice of the king's demands, in a way that the German variant does not/5(10).

The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon Suggested reading level: Ages Folktales of little men who help women spin thread or straw into gold are told with different variations throughout the world.

“Rumpelstiltskin” is probably the best known, but this book retells. The book about "The Girl Who Spun Gold," was a real delight. My daughter who is a teacher recommended this to me as she often does and I do the same for her.

Our collections over the years are becoming a lot alike/5(10). " The Girl Who Spun Gold" is a spirited tale and, with its lilting Caribbean language, is great fun to read aloud. The Dillons once again produce stunning, colorful illustrations that marry. After a year the king locks Quashiba in a large room and tells her to have it "spun full of golden thread and cloth and things by dawn." When Quashiba begins to cry, Lit'mahn, the tiny magical man, appears and agrees to spin all the thread for her for three nights.

And each night she will have three tries to tell him his full name. Discover Books via United States: Hardcover, ISBN Publisher: Blue Sky Press, Good. The Girl Who Spun Gold. Hardcover in Good condition. Our eBay StoreTerms Stock Photos: The photos displayed within our listings are Stock Photos provided by eBay and the publisher as a visual aid/5(1K).

The Girl who Spun Gold is a West Indian variant of the little-man tale originally known as “Mr. Titman” meaning “little man” from a collection by Pamela Colman Smith published in Another perfect book to add to our Fractured Fairy Tale theme this July and August.

Get this from a library. The girl who spun gold. [Virginia Hamilton; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon] -- In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride.

The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, and Diane Dillon. When Quashiba’s mother brags to the king that her daughter can spin gold, he read more. When Quashiba’s mother brags to the king that her daughter can spin gold, he is so impressed that he marries the young woman, and then locks her in a room, demading that she fill it with golden cloth.

The girl who spun gold by Virginia Hamilton Published by The Blue Sky Press in New York. The girl who spun gold. All books subject to prior sale. Individuals and dealers can remit by a check in US dollars on a US based bank, or by credit card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover (Novus), & American Express.

Priority mail or UPS in the continental US is $� Over night shipping available upon request at additional cost. Hamilton (Bluish,etc.) turns her elegant style to a West Indian-based version of the Rumpelstiltskin story.

Out riding, Big King spies Quashiba, who, her mother told him, could spin a whole field of gold cloth. Taken by her beauty and her mother's boasting, he marries her—and after a year and a day locks her in a room to spin.

Lit'mahn Bittyun, a horrid little creature with. The book about "The Girl Who Spun Gold," was a real delight. My daughter who is a teacher recommended this to me as she often does and I do the same for her. Our collections over the years are becoming a lot alike.

I hold a Masters in Art and my area has mostly been in drawing painting and my latest in is the Masters emphaizing printmaking /5(9). Books similar to The Girl Who Spun Gold The Girl Who Spun Gold.

by Virginia Hamilton. avg. rating Ratings. Quashiba, a peasant girl, is about to be made queen because the king believes that she can spin and weave golden things. A tiny creature comes to save her under the condition that she has three.

Buy The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Girl Who Spun Gold: : Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket.

Books Go Search Today's Deals Vouchers AmazonBasics Best Sellers Gift 5/5(1). Rumpelstiltskin is a favorite Grimm's fairytale. The Girl Who Spun Gold, by Virginia Hamilton retells the story in a West Indian setting. This refreshing version captivated my fourth graders not only because of Hamilton's writing, but particularly because of Leo and Diane Dillon absolutely captivating, colorful illustrations.

Hamilton read a version of this tale in. Here’s a lesson idea, contrasting two different retellings of a fairy tale, that worked really well with my fourth graders.

I love the book The Girl Who Spun Gold, by Virginia Hamilton and wanted to pair it with the traditional telling of Rumplestiltskin.

I used a very old copy of Rumplestiltskin that we had in our library. I wasn’t thrilled with this older book and ordered Paul Zelinsky. By morning, nothing but piles of spun gold thread lay on the floor.

The girl gave the ring to the imp, as she said she would do. The next morning, the girl felt sure the King would be so happy, he would let her go home.

But alas. If two rooms of gold look good to a king, three rooms of gold looked even better. eBook Download I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles Full Online eBook Download In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto Full Download eBook Download Java: The Ultimate Guide to Learn Java and SQL Programming (Programming, Java, Database, Java for dummies, coding books, java programming) (HTML.

The Girl Who Spun Gold Meet Quashiba, a beautiful, innocent girl who is about to be made a queen, although she is not a princess. No, she is merely a peasant girl, busy spinning the plainest thread on a day when the king comes riding up to her.

The Girls Who Spun Gold Nydia Blas. Loading Unsubscribe from Nydia Blas. video, and books to address matters of sexuality, intimacy, and her lived experience as a girl, woman, and mother. Rising action #2 a young villag girl that is very passionate for sewing Quashiba was happy to see that lit'mahn is gone and her life was finnaly back to normal.

a tiny fellow with a peg leg. he uses evil curses and trickery on people. he is truly evil with a long tail and a. The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator) starting at $ The Girl Who Spun Gold has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books.

Girl Who Spun Gold, The by Hamilton, Virginia Recommended for Grade 3 (Page last edited 10/09/) Title: Girl Who Spun Gold, The Author: Hamilton, Virginia ISBN: ISBN Image: Description: In this West Indian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story, Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride.

Round went the wheel again to the old song, and the manikin once more spun the heap into gold. The king came in the morning, and, finding all he wanted, was forced to keep his word; so he married the miller’s daughter, and she really became queen.

At the birth of her first little child she was very glad, and forgot the dwarf, and what she had. Firecracker, Nydia Blas. BuzzFeed News, 13 Emotional Pictures of Young Black Women. Women in Photography. The Candid Frame # Nydia Blas.

Vogue, Online. Yogurt Magazine, The Girls Who Spun Gold. Capricious, #Nydia Blas. Strange Fire Collective, Q&A: Nydia Blas. The Girl Who Spun Gold By Virginia Hamilton, Illustrated By Leo Dillon And Ann Dillon Every time I read “Rumpelstiltskin,” the king angers me.

Author: Margaret Kingsbury. 'Oh dear,' replied the girl, "I'm supposed to spin straw into gold, and I don't know how to do it." and in return the little man once again spun the straw into gold. The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton. The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales by Virginia Hamilton.

Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales by Virginia Hamilton. Big Jabe by Jerdine Nolen. Poetry: Pass It on: African-American Poetry for Children by Wade Hudson.

Quashiba, a peasant girl, is about to be made queen because the king believes that she can spin and weave golden things.

A tiny creature comes to save her under the condition that she has three chances to guess his name Indian.The Girls Who Spun Gold emerged as a way to spend time with the girls while simultaneously making work as I commuted back and forth from Ithaca to Syracuse as a single mother in school full time, teaching, and running a darkroom part time.

The time that I spent with the girls, together with all I was learning, reading, experiencing, watching.