WorldCat Identities

Jones, Hettie

Overview
Works: 74 works in 202 publications in 4 languages and 8,625 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Folklore  Autobiographies  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Blues (Music)  Legends  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Contributor, pan, Speaker, Compiler
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hettie Jones
From Midnight to Dawn : the last tracks of the Underground Railroad by Jacqueline Tobin( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Underground Railroad was the passage to freedom for many slaves, but it was rife with dangers. While there were dedicated conductors and safe houses, there were also arduous nights in the mountains and days in threatening towns. For those who made it to Midnight, the code name given to Detroit, the Detroit River became their Jordan. And Canada became the Promised Land where they could live freely in black settlements, one known as Dawn, under the protection of British law. This book presents the men and women who established the Railroad and the people who traveled it. Some are well known, like Harriet Tubman and John Brown, but there are equally heroic, less familiar figures here as well. The book evokes the turmoil and controversies of the time, including the furor over Uncle Tom's Cabin, congressional confrontations in Washington, and fierce disputes among black settlers in Canada.--From publisher description
The trees stand shining; poetry of the North American Indians by Hettie Jones( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and Persian and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two poems from the oral tradition of fifteen North American tribes
Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black music by Hettie Jones( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of five black women and the kind of music they sang during a period of social change. Includes Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin
No woman, no cry : my life with Bob Marley by Rita Marley( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of Bob Marley describes her life with the legendary reggae singer, from their courtship and marriage, through their tumultuous relationship, to his 1981 death from cancer and her own life as a musician and businesswoman
Longhouse winter : Iroquois transformation tales by Hettie Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four tales of transformation originally told only in wintertime around the longhouse fires of the Iroquois
How to eat your ABC's! : a book about vitamins by Hettie Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the discovery of vitamins and their important role in maintaining our bodies and gives brief recipes for nutritious meals and snacks
Coyote tales by Hettie Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories adapted from Assiniboine, Skidi Pawnee, and Dakota legends
Grace the table : stories and recipes from my southern revival by Alexander Smalls( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smalls, the father of southern revival cooking and owner of the acclaimed Cafe Beulah, pens an atmosphiric memoir rich with stories about the joys of food, music, and life and liberally spinkled with his world-class recipes
From midnight to dawn : the last tracks of the underground railroad by Jacqueline Tobin( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Underground Railroad was the passage to freedom for many slaves, but it was rife with dangers. While there were dedicated conductors and safe houses, there were also arduous nights in the mountains and days in threatening towns. For those who made it to Midnight, the code name given to Detroit, the Detroit River became their Jordan. And Canada became the Promised Land where they could live freely in black settlements, one known as Dawn, under the protection of British law. This book presents the men and women who established the Railroad and the people who traveled it. Some are well known, like Harriet Tubman and John Brown, but there are equally heroic, less familiar figures here as well. The book evokes the turmoil and controversies of the time, including the furor over Uncle Tom's Cabin, congressional confrontations in Washington, and fierce disputes among black settlers in Canada.--From publisher description
Drive : poems by Hettie Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All told by Hettie Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doing 70 by Hettie Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I hate to talk about your mother : a novel by Hettie Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager and her mother, both with more than their share of problems, spend a turbulent weekend at the Jersey shore
Yūgen( )

in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems now by Hettie Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spooky tales from Gullah Gullah Island by Hettie Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of five not-too-scary stories, each told by a different member of the Alston family. To enhance the spooky mood, all of Bradford Brown's stylish illustrations are embellished with glow-in-the-dark ink
No man's land : a novel by Fielding Dawson( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens at the border( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mustang country by Hettie Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The NY beat generation show( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel discussion by women authors who were involved in the "beat generation" of the late 50's and 60's
 
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From Midnight to Dawn : the last tracks of the Underground Railroad
Alternative Names
Cohen, Hettie

Cohen Hettie 1934-....

Hettie Jones Amerikaans schrijfster

Hettie Jones auteur de livres pour enfants

Hettie Jones auteur de livres pour enfants, Hettie Cohen, épouse Jones

Hettie Jones escritora estadounidense

Hettie Jones escritora estadunidense

Hettie Jones US-amerikanische Beat-Autorin

Hettie Jonesová

Χέτι Τζόουνς

ジョーンズ, ヘッティ

Languages
English (134)

Spanish (7)

French (4)

Persian (1)

Covers
Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black musicNo woman, no cry : my life with Bob MarleyGrace the table : stories and recipes from my southern revivalFrom midnight to dawn : the last tracks of the underground railroadDrive : poemsAll toldDoing 70Spooky tales from Gullah Gullah IslandNo man's land : a novel