WorldCat Identities

Smith, Charles R. Jr 1969-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 126 publications in 1 language and 21,185 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Biography  History  Picture books  Pictorial works  Young adult works  Sports stories  Basketball stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Charles R Smith
 
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 2,400 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 )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,947 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 )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,686 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 )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,167 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 1,039 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 869 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 768 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 762 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 667 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
Brick by brick by Charles R Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 650 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
Perfect harmony : a musical journey with the Boys Choir of Harlem by Charles R Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems that capture the feelings and expression of music in some of its forms
The mighty 12 : superheroes of Greek myth by Charles R Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers brief biographical sketches of the twelve gods and goddesses that reside on Mount Olympus
28 days : moments in Black history that changed the world by Charles R Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A picture book look at many of the men and women who revolutionized life for African Americans throughout history"--
If : a father's advice to his son by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated version of one of Kipling's famous poems about a father's advice to his son
Hoop queens : poems by Charles R Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve poems that celebrate contemporary women basketball stars, including Yolanda Griffith, Chamique Holdsclaw, and Natalie Williams
Stars in the shadows : the Negro league all-star game of 1934 by Charles R Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 500 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"--
Brown sugar babies by Charles R Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text describe babies in terms of different sweet and tasty brown treats
Chameleon by Charles R Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 482 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
Dance with me by Charles R Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text encourage the reader to wiggle, shake, and twirl to the beat
Tall tales by Charles R Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of stories illustrated with photographs, youngsters show off their smooth moves on the basketball court
 
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Winning words : sports stories and photographs
Alternative Names
Smith, Charles 1969-

Smith, Charles Jr

Smith, Charles R.

Languages
English (73)

Covers
My peopleTwelve rounds to glory : the story of Muhammad AliBlack Jack : the ballad of Jack JohnsonRim shots : basketball pix, rolls, and rhythmsI am AmericaPick-up game : a full day of full courtHoop kings : poemsDiamond life : baseball sights, sounds and swings