WorldCat Identities

McGill, Alice

Overview
Works: 37 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 7,675 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Folk tales  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Cookbooks  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.M1713, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alice McGill
Way up and over everything by Alice McGill( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 2,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of a folktale, five Africans escape the horrors of slavery by simply disappearing into thin air
Molly Bannaky by Alice McGill( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Benjamin Banneker's grandmother journeyed from England to Maryland in the late seventeenth century, worked as an indentured servant, began a farm of her own, and married a freed slave
Sure as sunrise : stories of Bruh Rabbit & his walkin' talkin' friends by Alice McGill( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the humor and wisdom of her North Carolina roots, Alice McGill shares the stories she remembers from her father, mother, grandmother, and neighbors. Her telling is as fresh as a loaf of bread still warm from the ashes, as she brings to life the creatures that so fascinated her as a child: Bruh Rabbit, Sis Possum, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Fox. Illustrated with zest and warmth, these stories were passed on for generations and are, ultimately, a celebration of the human spirit. For as sure as sunrise, the cleverness of the small but sassy Bruh Rabbit shines through as he outwits the more powerful, again and again.--
In the hollow of your hand : slave lullabies by Alice McGill( Recording )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lullabies orally transmitted by African-American slaves revealing their hardships and sorrows as well as soothing notes of well-being and belief in a better time to come
Miles' song by Alice McGill( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1851 in South Carolina, Miles, a twelve-year-old slave, is sent to a "breaking ground" to have his spirit broken but endures the experience by secretly taking reading lessons from another slave
Here we go round by Alice McGill( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1946, seven-year-old Roberta goes to her grandparents' North Carolina farm during the last month of her mother's pregnancy
Tall tales, yarns and whoppers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giant animals, superhuman feats and other preposterous impossibilities in this collection of tall tales
Scary stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of traditional, spine-tingling, scary tales told by accomplished storytellers is sure to appeal to both young and old
Animal stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of lovable creatures with lessons to share
Magic tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of tales told by well-known storytellers which feature fairies, spiders who speak, and the magic of the moon
In the hollow of your hand : slave lullabies by Alice McGill( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lullabies orally transmitted by African-American slaves revealing their hardships and sorrows as well as soothing notes of well-being and belief in a better time to come
Flying Africans by Alice McGill( Recording )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folk tales, songs, and singing games
The Griots' cookbook : rare and well-done by Alice McGill( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sojourner Truth speaks by Alice McGill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice McGill recreates the life and struggles of a former slave, Sojourner Truth, in a series of monologues based on Truth's narratives about slavery, women's rights and freedom
Scary stories( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four master storytellers tell ghost stories
Stories of North America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten stories which represent distinctly American traditions and cultures are related by noted professional storytellers. Stories and interviews help explain the cultural and geographic forces which shape our oral traditions
Green pines by Alice McGill( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The storytellers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories on animals, ghost and creepy creatures, giant animals and other preposterous impossibilites, and magic and fairies
Tall tales, yarns and whoppers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storytelling live!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories which represent distinctly American traditions and cultures are related by noted professional storytellers. Stories and interviews help explain the cultural and geographic forces which shape our oral traditions
 
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Way up and over everything
Alternative Names
Alice McGill American storyteller and children's writer

Languages
English (41)

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Molly BannakySure as sunrise : stories of Bruh Rabbit & his walkin' talkin' friendsIn the hollow of your hand : slave lullabiesMiles' songHere we go roundIn the hollow of your hand : slave lullabies