WorldCat Identities

Smith, Charles R. Jr 1969-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 95 publications in 1 language and 20,371 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  History  Pictorial works  Young adult works  Sports stories  Basketball stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.S6438, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles R Smith
Winning words : sports stories and photographs by Charles R Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of short stories and photographs, Charles R. Smith Jr. shows young athletes overcoming their fears and challenging themselves to do their best
My people by Langston Hughes( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today
Twelve rounds to glory : the story of Muhammad Ali by Charles R Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief biography in verse of boxer Muhammad Ali
Black Jack : the ballad of Jack Johnson by Charles R Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art and poetry combine to tell the story of boxer Jack Johnson, who became the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion in the early part of the twentieth century
Rim shots : basketball pix, rolls, and rhythms by Charles R Smith( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories and poems about playing basketball
I am America by Charles R Smith( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhyming text and photographs of children underscore the diversity which is America
Pick-up game : a full day of full court ( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of short stories by such authors as Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Joseph Bruchac, interspersed with poems and photographs, provides different perspectives on a game of streetball played one steamy July day at the West 4th Street court in New York City known as The Cage
Hoop kings : poems by Charles R Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve poems that celebrate contemporary basketball stars, including Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, and Kobe Bryant
Diamond life : baseball sights, sounds and swings by Charles R Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this poetic and photographic celebration of baseball, Charles R. Smith Jr.'s clever wordplay and vibrant images capture the many facets of life lived on the diamond
Perfect harmony : a musical journey with the Boys Choir of Harlem by Charles R Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems that capture the feelings and expression of music in some of its forms
Brick by brick by Charles R Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the building of the White House, the home of the United States president, and how it took many hands, several of them slaves', who will be remembered throughout history for their extraordinary feat
The mighty 12 : superheroes of Greek myth by Charles R Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers brief biographical sketches of the twelve gods and goddesses that reside on Mount Olympus
Hoop queens : poems by Charles R Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve poems that celebrate contemporary women basketball stars, including Yolanda Griffith, Chamique Holdsclaw, and Natalie Williams
If : a father's advice to his son by Rudyard Kipling( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of one of Kipling's famous poems about a father's advice to his son
Brown sugar babies by Charles R Smith( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text describe babies in terms of different sweet and tasty brown treats
Stars in the shadows : the Negro league all-star game of 1934 by Charles R Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1934, Chicago was the setting for one of the most fascinating ballgames in history: the second annual East-West Games. Come step back in time to see the best of the best Negro League players take each other on in this All-Star Game. This exhilarating play-by-play is a tour de force: a complete imagining of the radio broadcast of that thrilling game. You'll meet the legendary players, step into the stands with the fans, and even hear the radio commercials! Coretta Scott King Award Winner Charles Smith, Jr has written a must-have for any baseball aficionado. Beautifully packaged and with incredible black-and-white illustrations by Frank Morrison, this is a rare and momentous book"--
Chameleon by Charles R Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The summer before starting high school in inner-city Los Angeles, fourteen-year-old Shawn grapples with his first experience of love, the complicated bonds of friends and family, and the reality of street gang violence
Tall tales by Charles R Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of stories illustrated with photographs, youngsters show off their smooth moves on the basketball court
Loki & Alex : the adventures of a dog and his best friend by Charles R Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographs and text from the points of view of both a young African American boy and his dog tell the story of their trip to the park
Dance with me by Charles R Smith( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text encourage the reader to wiggle, shake, and twirl to the beat
 
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Alternative Names
Smith, Charles 1969-
Smith, Charles Jr
Smith, Charles R.
Languages
English (52)
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