Winners! BookviewPLUS: The Hired Hand: An African-American Folktale

Author: Robert D. San Souci

Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney

First Published: 1997

Genre: Legends and Folktales


  • Africa Americans - African American
  • Folktales and fairy tales - Traditional Literature

Bookbrief: Old Sam hires a man to help out at his saw mill, and the hired hand also teaches Sam's lazy son a lesson about how to treat people.

Recommended Grade Group: PreK-Grade 2

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