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Collier, James Lincoln 1928-

Overview
Works: 287 works in 1,028 publications in 11 languages and 63,749 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Historical fiction  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  War stories 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.C678, FIC
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Most widely held works by James Lincoln Collier
My brother Sam is dead by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 5,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the tragedy that strikes the Meeker family during the Revolution when one son joins the rebel forces while the rest of the family tries to stay neutral in a Tory town. A young boy tells of the tragic events leading up to his brother's death in the Revolutionary War. The story, based partially on fact, of a Connecticut family divided in loyalties during the Revolutionary War. A young boy tells of the tragic events leading up to his brother's death in the Revolutionary War
Me and Billy by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping the orphanage where they have spent their lives together, two boys become assistants to a con artist, and while Possum objects to the lying, stealing, and cheating, Billy only cares about making money and taking life easy
Duke Ellington by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

46 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the internationally acclaimed musician and composer who helped popularize jazz music
Decision in Philadelphia : the Constitutional Convention of 1787 by Christopher Collier( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the making of the United States Constitution and examines the men who created the document
Louis Armstrong, an American genius by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the great jazz trumpeter traces his growth as an artist, his success as an entertainer, and his relationships with fellow musicians
Jump ship to freedom by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1787 a fourteen-year-old slave, anxious to buy freedom for himself and his mother, escapes from his dishonest master and tries to find help in cashing the solidier's notes received by his father for fighting in the Revolution
Benny Goodman and the Swing Era by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War comes to Willy Freeman by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free thirteen-year-old black girl in Connecticut is caught up in the horror of the Revolutionary War and the danger of being returned to slavery when her patriot father is killed by the British and her mother disappears
The making of jazz : a comprehensive history by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

53 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bloody country by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-eighteenth century a family moves from Connecticut to Pennsylvania and becomes involved in the property conflict between the two states
Jazz : the American theme song by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers readers analysis of musical trends and styles, and explorations of the most potentially explosive issues in jazz today. In "Black, White, and Blue," Collier traces African and European influences on the evolution of jazz in a free-ranging discussion that takes him from the French colony of Saint Domingue (now Haiti) to the orderly classrooms where most music students study jazz today. He argues that although jazz was originally devised by blacks from black folk music, jazz has long been a part of the cultural heritage of musicians and audiences of all races and classes, and is not black music per se. In another essay, Collier provides an analysis of the evolution of jazz criticism, and casts a skeptical eye on the credibility of the emerging "jazz canon" of critical writing and popular history. Other essays include explorations of jazz as an intrinsic and fundamental source of inspiration for American dance music, rock, and pop; the influence of show business on jazz, and vice versa; and the link between the rise of the jazz soloist and the new emphasis on individuality in the 1920s. --From publisher's description
With every drop of blood by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to transport food to Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War, fourteen-year-old Johnny is captured by a black Union soldier
Who is Carrie? by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black girl living in New York City in the late eighteenth century observes the historic events taking place around her and at the same time solves the mystery of her own identity
Louis Armstrong : an American success story by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of one of America's most important musicians, who was born in extreme poverty and never had a real music lesson, but became world famous for his singing and trumpet playing
The rise of selfishness in America by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book James Collier asks how did America get from a sociable code to which self-restraint was a cardinal virtue to one in which self gratitude is a central idea and normal. A vibrant, sweeping analysis of the roots of American self-indulgence. This ringing, provocative jeremiad cuts a path through a haze of self-indulgent thought and action in the me first society
My brother Sam is dead by James Lincoln Collier( Recording )

34 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the tragedy that strikes the Meeker family during the Revolution when one son joins the rebel forces while the rest of the family tries to stay neutral in a Tory town
The empty mirror by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Nick, whose parents died in the 1918 flu epidemic, must find out why his mirror-image is causing mischief around their New England town and making sure Nick gets the blame
Pilgrims and Puritans, 1620-1676 by Christopher Collier( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the religious, political, and social history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and its influence on our lives today
The winter hero by James Lincoln Collier( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and French and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anxious to be a hero, a young boy relates how he becomes involved in Shays' Rebellion begun by farmers in western Massachusetts against unfair taxation levied on them by the Boston government
The American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Christopher Collier( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the people and events involved in the significant war by which the thirteen original colonies broke away from England
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityWilliams, Charles, 1928-

Collier, J. L. 1928-

Collier, J. L. (James Lincoln)

Collier, J. L. (James Lincoln), 1928-

Collier, James

Collier, James L. 1928-

Collier, James Lincoln

James Lincoln Collier Amerikaans schrijver

James Lincoln Collier amerikansk författare

James Lincoln Collier amerikansk skribent

James Lincoln Collier US-amerikanischer Jazzautor und Kinderbuchautor

Kolijer, Džems Linkoln

Kollijer, Džejms Linkol'n 1928-

Lincoln Collier, James

Lincoln Collier, James 1928-

Williams, Charles 1928-

Williams, James 1928-

コリアー, ジェイムズ

コリアー, ジェイムズ・リンカン

ジェームズ・リンカン・コリアー

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Me and BillyDuke EllingtonDecision in Philadelphia : the Constitutional Convention of 1787Louis Armstrong, an American geniusJump ship to freedomBenny Goodman and the Swing EraWar comes to Willy FreemanThe bloody country