WorldCat Identities

Andrews, Benny 1930-2006

Overview
Works: 170 works in 295 publications in 2 languages and 12,759 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Short stories  Biography  History  Lyric poetry  Echo verse  Narrative poetry  Blues poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3565.C57, 813.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Benny Andrews
 
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I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by Negro Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 2,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on aspects of race or racial problems by well-known Negro poets, including Countee Cullen, Richard Wright, Leroi Jones, Langston Hughes, and James Weldon Johnson
Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief profile of African American poet Langston Hughes accompanies some of his better known poems for children
The hickory chair by Lisa Rowe Fraustino( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind boy tells of his warm relationship with his grandmother and the gift she left for him after her death
Delivering justice : W.W. Law and the fight for civil rights by James Haskins( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of W.W. Law, an NAACP activist, whose efforts to register black voters, and lead a successful business boycott resulted in Savannah, Georgia being the first city in the south to end racial discrimination
Draw what you see : the life and art of Benny Andrews by Kathleen Benson( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to Benny Andrews, one of the most important African-American painters of the 20th century
John Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movement by James Haskins( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday,' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher
Appalachee Red : a novel by Raymond Andrews( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rambunctious saga that captures the most frustrating half-century in Black history, as a group of people learn to define freedom in a world in which they coexist with some strange, white, animal force
Pictures for Miss Josie by Sandra Belton( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father first takes him to meet Miss Josie, a young boy is somewhat intimadated by her, but through the coming years he comes to treasure her friendship and support and passes on his love of her to his own son. Based on the life of Josephine Carroll Smith
Sky sash so blue by Elizabeth Hathorn( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The special sky blue sash that a young slave girl offers to give her older sister for her wedding dress becomes a tie that binds the family together when the sister moves away
Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee : a novel by Raymond Andrews( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second novel in the trilogy begins in 1906, on the day when a beautiful "acorn-brown" woman arrives in the small North Georgia community of Appalachee asking directions to "the house of the richest white man living in this heah town." Forty years, one hundred acres, four children, numerous grandchildren, and many legends later, Rosiebelle Lee is on her deathbed--and ready to reveal her secrets
The last radio baby : a memoir by Raymond Andrews( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrews vividly recalls the pleasures and pains of growing up black in rural Georgia in the 1930s and 1940s - a time when families gathered together around the radio to listen to mysteries and sports events, when county fairs anf revivals provided riotous relief from the daily routine of country living
Jessie and Jesus ; and, Cousin Claire by Raymond Andrews( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American icons : from Madison to Manhattan, the art of Benny Andrews, 1948-1997 by J. Richard Gruber( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk--the art of Benny and George Andrews( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benny Andrews, the visible man( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benny Andrews, African-American artist, talks about his life and art
Harlem really cooks by Sandra Lawrence( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Can Fly( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six African American artists paint and speak about their creative processes and of the Black experience in America--the history, politics, city life, and country life
Attica book by Black Emergency Cultural Coalition( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything that rises must converge by Flannery O'Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine stories of the fierceness and struggle of life among white people in the new South
Echoes, prisons, U.S.A. : [exhibition] October 24-November 28 by Benny Andrews( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Langston Hughes
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Langston HughesThe hickory chairDelivering justice : W.W. Law and the fight for civil rightsJohn Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movementAppalachee Red : a novelPictures for Miss JosieSky sash so blueRosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee : a novel
Alternative Names
Andrews, Benny

Benny Andrews

Benny Andrews American artist

Benny Andrews American visual artist

Benny Andrews Amerikaans kunstschilder (1930-2006)

Benny Andrews artista estadounidense

Benny Andrews artista estatunidenc

Languages
English (130)

Chinese (1)