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Mathis, Sharon Bell

Overview
Works: 45 works in 145 publications in 4 languages and 8,932 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Documentary films  Children's films  Drama  Film adaptations  Music  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Director
Classifications: PZ7.M4284, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sharon Bell Mathis
 
Most widely held works by Sharon Bell Mathis
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

32 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael's love for his one-hundred-year-old great-great-aunt, who lives with his family, leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all of Aunt Dew's old things
Ray Charles by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young boy he fell in love with music, and as a man, the world fell in love with his music. Ray Charles and his soulful, passionate rhythms and melodies have been embraced around the world for decades. Now, in this beautiful new edition of an award-winning biography, readers can follow Charles from his boyhood, when he lost his sight and learned to read and write music in Braille, until the age of 40, when he had become a world-renowned jazz and blues musician packing auditoriums and stadiums
Teacup full of roses by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe's decision to leave home is prompted by despair over his Mother's blindness to his younger brother's talents and his older brother's drug addiction
Sidewalk story by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her best friend's family is evicted from their apartment, a nine-year old black girl decides to do something about the situation
Listen for the fig tree by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In spite of her blindness and an alcoholic mother, Muffin, with the help of a kind neighbor, celebrates Kwanza and is able to face the future. A sixteen-year-old girl's first celebration of Kwanza gives her a sense of the past and strength to deal with her troubled mother and her own blindness
Red dog, blue fly : football poems by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about being on the school football team, from the first kickoff to the championship banquet
Running girl : the diary of Ebonee Rose by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her diary Ebonee Rose records her passion for running, her desire to be like the great African American women athletes who have come before her, and her preparations for the All-City Meet
88.9 Radio Redfern( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An observational documentary which looks at Sydney's first community Aboriginal radio station, 88.9 Radio Redfern. Set against a backdrop of contemporary Aboriginal music, Radio Redfern offers a special and rare exploration of the people, attitudes and philosophies behind the lead up to a different type of celebration of Australia's Bicentennial Year. Throughout 1988, 88.9 Radio Redfern became an important focal point for communication and solidarity within the Aboriginal community. The film reveals how urban blacks are adapting social structures such as the mass media to serve their needs. A Film Australia National Interest Program. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Recording )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael's love for his great-great-aunt who lives with them leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all her old things
Brooklyn story by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter is hopeful, the son skeptical, when their mother returns home after years of absence
La scatola dei cento penny by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hundred penny box( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael's great-great aunt can pick out any penny from her box, look at the year on the penny and tell story after story about that year. When Michael's mother wants to throw the box away, Michael protests because he knows how much it means to Aunt Dew
Cartwheels by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zettie hates the tiny basement apartment she and her mom have in Brooklyn. Then her mom asks Fawn and her mother to move in! There's a gymnastics contest at the Rec. Center and first prize is $50, enough to get back home to South Carolina, but can she win the prize?
Teacup full of roses by Sharon Bell Mathis( Recording )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe's decision to leave home is prompted by despair over his Mother's blindness to his younger brother's talents and his older brother's drug addiction
Exploring all of me. by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in science : the persistence of gender in Australia by Sharon Bell Mathis( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper outlines the need for adopting a more scientific approach to specifying and assessing academic standards in higher education. Drawing together insights from large-scale studies in Australia, it advances a definition of academic standards, explores potential indicators of academic quality and looks at approaches for setting standards. As learner outcomes need to be placed at the forefront of work on academic standards, this paper concludes by exploring the implications of this position for student assessment and institutional change
Women in science : maximising productivity, diversity and innovation by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report shows the progress of women in senior positions has stalled over the past 15 years despite encouraging improvements in participation at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. There are strong arguments for renewed focus on women in science in terms of productivity, innovation and social equity, as this report goes to press, molecular biologist Professor Elizabeth Blackburn has been confirmed as the first Australian woman Nobel laureate (6 October 2009). That such individual achievement is possible when the progress of the majority of Australian women hoping to make careers in science, engineering or technology related fields has stalled is cause for cautious optimism. This report, according to the author looking at the place and progress of women in science in Australia, presents a sobering account
Draussen auf der Strasse Lilly Etta u.d. andere Familie by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret lives of us by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papua New Guinea people in change( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An integrated course of study on Papua New Guinea exploring its traditional cultures and how and why cultural change has occurred from the period of Australian colonization through Independence
 
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The hundred penny box
Alternative Names
Bell Mathis, Sharon 1937-

Bell, Sharon 1937-

マティス, シャロン・ベル

Languages
English (108)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
Ray CharlesTeacup full of rosesSidewalk storyListen for the fig treeRed dog, blue fly : football poemsRunning girl : the diary of Ebonee RoseTeacup full of rosesWomen in science : maximising productivity, diversity and innovation