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Mary Carter Smith, African-American storyteller

by Babs Bell Hajdusiewicz

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Springfield, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Smith, Mary Carter -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Smith, Mary Carter.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Storytellers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American authors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Authors, American.,
    • Storytellers.,
    • Women -- Biography.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-98) and index.

      StatementBabs Bell Hajdusiewicz.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesMulticultural junior biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.M53776 Z69 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1277017M
      ISBN 100894906364
      LC Control Number95008688

        Mary Carter -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference Date Observed: A week in mid-November Location: Varies The National Association of Black Storytellers (NABS) sponsors the National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference over a week in mid-November each year. Master storytellers perform at a selected location on a given year, sharing stories in the.

      Public officials. Mary Ellen Smith (/63–), Canadian legislator; Mary Louise Smith (politician) (–), American political organizer Mary Ann Smith (born ), American local-level legislator; Mary L. Smith (born ), American official; Screen personalities. Mary Alice Smith (born ), African-American actress; Mary Stoker Smith (born ), American television personality. Mary Carter Smith is Now an Ancestor Known Nationwide for Reviving and Promoting Storytelling as an Art Just Another Dead Nigger!

        Storyteller Linda Goss, one of the pioneers of the Black Storytelling Movement, has just been named a NEA National Heritage Fellow. Goss is known as “Mama Linda” because of her pathbreaking work, which includes co-founding (with Mother Mary Carter Smith) the National Association of Black Storytellers, unearthing and documenting nearly forgotten stories, serving as a mentor to . More editions of Mary Carter Smith: African-American storyteller: Mary Carter Smith: African-American storyteller: ISBN () Softcover, Reading Realm,


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