In The Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World

In The Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World

by Virginia Hamilton

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Overview

A thought-provoking collection of twenty-five stories that reflect the wonder and glory of the origins of the world and humankind. With commentary by the author. “A must for mythology shelves.”—Booklist


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152387426
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/15/1991
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 322,118
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Lexile: 700L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

VIRGINIA HAMILTON (1936–2002) was one of the most highly acclaimed writers of her time. Her many awards included the National Book Award, the John Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Award (twice), the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (twice), the Edgar Allan Poe Award, the Ohioana Book Award, and two of her novels were cited as Newbery Honor Books. She was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Queen College and the Ohio State University. Ms. Hamilton was married to poet/author Arnold Adoff and divided her time between New York City and Ohio.

Date of Birth:

March 12, 1936

Date of Death:

February 19, 2002

Place of Birth:

Yellow Springs, Ohio

Place of Death:

Yellow Springs, Ohio

Education:

Attended Antioch College, Ohio State University, and the New School for Social Research

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