WorldCat Identities

Baker, Augusta 1911-1999

Overview
Works: 92 works in 217 publications in 1 language and 6,270 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore  Bibliographies  Bibliography  Literature  Folk tales  History  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Director
Classifications: LB1042, 808.068543
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Augusta Baker
Storytelling : art and technique by Augusta Baker( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to storytelling skills and source information
Tales from the story hat by Verna Aardema( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine folk tales from Africa
The talking tree : fairy tales from 15 lands by Augusta Baker( Book )

5 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of "fairy tales" compiled by Augusta Baker, the Supervisor of Storytelling at the New York Public Library in 1955. While some of the tales have appeared in numerous folk tale and fairy tale books since this volume's publication, others are more uncommon, drawn from collections long out of print. -- Provided by publisher
The golden lynx : and other tales by Augusta Baker( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen folk-tales from Europe and Asia. Grades 4-6
The tiger and the rabbit : and other tales by Pura Belpré( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a traditonal Puerto Rican tale in which a weak but cunning rabbit defeats a powerful tiger plus other Puerto Rican tales
We build together; a reader's guide to Negro life and literature for elementary and high school use by Charlemae Hill Rollins( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family across the sea( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delegation of Gullah people travels from the United States to Sierra Leone to trace the roots of their heritage
The Black experience in children's books by Augusta Baker( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This annotated list of books suitable for children through age 12 was compiled to give children an unbiased, well-rounded picture of black life, both in the United States and in other parts of the world. It is a comprehensive rather than a selective list. Books are listed in categories such as picture books, stories for younger readers, poetry and verse, sports, science, civil rights, music and art, and others. (Cs)
Books about Negro life for children by Augusta Baker( Book )

17 editions published between 1946 and 1963 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young years; best loved stories and poems for little children by Augusta Baker( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Bouqui of Haiti by Harold Courlander( )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best loved nursery rhymes and songs : including Mother Goose selections by Augusta Baker( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best loved fairy tales : including Mother Goose selections by Augusta Baker( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over thirty fairy tales and fables, including some from the Mother Goose collection
Best-loved selections from children's classics by Augusta Baker( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young years library by Augusta Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time-- by New York Library Association( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories; a list of stories to tell and to read aloud by Augusta Baker( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annotated list of stories, poems, and books suitable for the storyteller
Aids to choosing books for children by Ingeborg Boudreau( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document is a selected bibliography of booklists and review media designed to aid librarians, teachers, students of children's literature and parents in book selection. Those items of particular interest to parents have been marked with an asterisk. Prices given are for single copies with indication, where appropriate, that quantity rates are available. The concluding section lists organizations that would be of help to those seeking further information about children's literature or childhood education. (Author)
Uncle Bouqui, folk tales from Haiti; from Uncle Bouqui of Haiti by Harold Courlander( Recording )

2 editions published in 1956 in Undetermined and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Storytelling : art and technique
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Alternative Names
Augusta Braxton Baker American librarian

Augusta Braxton Baker Amerikaans bibliothecaresse (1911-1998)

Augusta Braxton Baker amerikansk bibliotekar

Augusta Braxton Baker amerikansk bibliotekarie

Augusta Braxton Baker bibliotecaria estadounidense

Augusta Braxton Baker bibliotecaria estauxunidense (1911–1998)

Augusta Braxton Baker usona bibliotekisto

Baker, A. 1911-1998

Baker, Augusta Braxton 1911-1998

أوغوستا براكستون بيكر أمينة مكتبة من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

Languages
English (149)