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Ford, George 1936-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 165 publications in 2 languages and 16,608 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Biographies  History  Board books  Stories in rhyme  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: F379.N59, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about George Ford
 
Most widely held works by George Ford
The story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960
Ray Charles by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,198 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
Bright eyes, brown skin by Cheryl Willis Hudson( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four lively youngsters enjoy activities on a typical day at school
Paul Robeson by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black man who became a famous singer, actor, and spokesman for equal rights for his people
African beginnings by Olivia Vlahos( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cultural history of Africa as determined by the work of archaeologists and anthropologists
Willie's wonderful pet by Mel Cebulash( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie's unusual pet helps make the class Pet Day a success
Ego-tripping and other poems for young people by Nikki Giovanni( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two poems that reflect aspects of the African American experience
New World beginnings: Indian cultures in the Americas by Olivia Vlahos( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the diverse cultures of the North and South American Indians before the coming of the Europeans as substantiated by the findings of archaeologists
Afro-Bets, first book about Africa : an introduction for young readers by Veronica Freeman Ellis( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Afro-Bets Kids explore the cultural diversity and rich history of Africa
Wild, wild hair by Nikki Grimes( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhyming story, an African American girl hides when it's time to comb and braid her hair
Jamal's busy day by Wade Hudson( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the events in young Jamal's day from his own perspective
Hanging out with Mom by Sonia Black( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their mother gets home from work, two children enjoy spending the evening at the park with her
Good night, baby by Cheryl Willis Hudson( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby takes a bath, listens to his mother read a story, and goes to bed
Tales told near a crocodile; stories from Nyanza by Humphrey Harman( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten tales collected from six African tribes who inhabit the northern shore of Lake Victoria where, although many aspects of the lives of the people are changing, these stories continue to be passed from generation to generation
Animal sounds for baby by Cheryl Willis Hudson( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the sounds of the cow, kitty, horse, lamb, and other familiar animals depicted in this book
Good morning, baby by Cheryl Willis Hudson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby enjoys the morning waking-up ritual, from hair-brushing to getting dressed
Let's count, baby by Cheryl Willis Hudson( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small children can count the toy trucks, rubber ducks, building blocks, and other familiar objects depicted
Far Eastern beginnings by Olivia Vlahos( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and customs of the diverse cultures found on the Asian continent, from India to Siberia
Alesia by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A physically handicapped girl discusses her daily activities, the accident which left her crippled, and her feelings about her disability
Baby Jesus like my brother by Margery W Brown( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony's big sister explains that Christmas is Jesus' birthday and that his parents tried to do as much as they could for the new baby, just as their parents do for their new baby brother
 
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The story of Ruby Bridges
Alternative Names
Ford, George

Ford, George C.

Ford George Cephas 1936-....

Languages
English (114)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Ray CharlesBright eyes, brown skinPaul RobesonWillie's wonderful petEgo-tripping and other poems for young peopleAfro-Bets, first book about Africa : an introduction for young readersWild, wild hairJamal's busy day