WorldCat Identities

Benson, Kathleen

Overview
Works: 51 works in 163 publications in 3 languages and 17,407 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Sources 
Roles: Author, Other, Contributor
Classifications: ML410.J75, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kathleen Benson
 
Most widely held works by Kathleen Benson
Scott Joplin by James Haskins( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Scott Joplin--the man behind Ragtime. From his post-Civil War childhood in Texarkana to his touring days in the honky-tonks of the old South, Joplin was ahead of his time. He sought recognition for ragtime as a black American art form during a time at which America was not yet prepared to honor the syncopated melodies of the bar-room and the brothel
Bound for America : the forced migration of Africans to the New World by James Haskins( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the European enslavement of Africans, including their capture, branding, conditions on slave ships, shipboard mutinies, and arrival in the Americas
Space challenger : the story of Guion Bluford : an authorized biography by James Haskins( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Guy Bluford, the first black American in space, part of the crew of the space shuttle "Challenger" on its August 1983 flight
African beginnings by James Haskins( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated introduction to Africa's ancient empires, and includes discussion of African music and dance, art and religion, trade with Europe, and slavery and colonization
Lena : a personal and professional biography of Lena Horne by James Haskins( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography describing the professional career and personal life of the black singer who began her career at the Cotton Club
The 60s reader by James Haskins( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of speeches, articles, and manifestoes reflecting the history of the decade of the 60s
Nat King Cole by James Haskins( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Finnish and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional and personal biography of the singer, songwriter, and jazz pianist
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 641 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
Draw what you see : the life and art of Benny Andrews by Kathleen Benson( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to Benny Andrews, one of the most important African-American painters of the 20th century
Building a new land : African Americans in Colonial America by James Haskins( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the changing roles, rights, and contributions of Afro-Americans in the United States during the colonial period from 1607 to 1763. Also includes a chronology of significant events
Count your way through Ireland by James Haskins( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book that explores the many facets of Ireland, including its geography, history, culture, and sports
Carter G. Woodson : the man who put "Black" in American history by James Haskins( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the son of former slaves who received a Ph. D. in history from Harvard and devoted his life to bringing the achievements of his race to the world's attention
Count your way through Greece by James Haskins( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book that explores the many facets of Greece, including its geography, history, and culture
Count your way through France by James Haskins( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book that explores the many facets of France, including its geography, history, culture, and recreations
Count your way through Brazil by James Haskins( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the Portuguese words for the numbers from one to ten to introduce the land, history, and culture of Brazil
Count your way through Iran by James Haskins( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the Persian words for the numbers from one to ten to introduce the land, history, and culture of Iran
Count your way through Afghanistan by James Haskins( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about Afghanistan as you count in English and Pushto
Count your way through Zimbabwe by James Haskins( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Zimbabwean culture
Count your way through Egypt by James Haskins( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the numbers one through ten, this book provides an introduction to the land, history, and culture of Egypt
Count your way through South Africa by James Haskins( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses Zulu numerals from one to ten to introduce concepts about South African countries and African culture
 
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Bound for America : the forced migration of Africans to the New World
Alternative Names
Benson Kathleen

Languages
English (110)

Spanish (3)

Finnish (1)

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Space challenger : the story of Guion Bluford : an authorized biographyAfrican beginningsNat King ColeJohn Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movementBuilding a new land : African Americans in Colonial AmericaCount your way through IrelandCarter G. Woodson : the man who put "Black" in American historyCount your way through Greece