WorldCat Identities

Fax, Elton C.

Overview
Works: 82 works in 168 publications in 1 language and 10,066 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies  Fiction  Drama  Folklore  Portraits  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: N6538.N5, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elton C Fax
Dr. George Washington Carver, scientist by Shirley Graham Du Bois( Book )

16 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Negro scientist whose childhood love for plants led him into a botanical and agricultural career
Seventeen black artists by Elton C Fax( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a walk in their shoes by Glennette Tilley Turner( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents biographical sketches of fourteen notable African Americans, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Rose Parks, and "Satchel" Paige, accompanied by brief skits in which readers can act out imagined scenes from their lives
Black artists of the new generation by Elton C Fax( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the story hat by Verna Aardema( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine folk tales from Africa
Trumpeter's tale : the story of young Louis Armstrong by Jeanette Eaton( Book )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong
Sitting Bull, champion of his people by Shannon Garst( Book )

9 editions published between 1946 and 1968 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years Sitting Bull was the powerful chief of the Sioux, but in the later years of his life he had to watch his once proud people submit to the will of the white man
Garvey : the story of a pioneer Black nationalist by Elton C Fax( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Black leaders by Elton C Fax( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buffalo Bill by Shannon Garst( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1974 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the flamboyant Buffalo Bill, who at fourteen rode for the pony express, later became a famous scout for the cavalry, and finally became the dashing showman of the "Wild West Circus."
Through Black eyes; journeys of a Black artist to East Africa and Russia by Elton C Fax( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrapin's pot of sense by Harold Courlander( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty-one African American folk tales
Melindy's medal by Georgene Faulkner( Book )

5 editions published between 1945 and 1970 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melindy, who lives with her family in the Bethune Building of the Federal Housing Project for Negroes in Boston, grows up listening to the stories of the bravery of past African Americans and has a chance to demonstrate her own one day in school
Melindy's happy summer by Georgene Faulkner( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Afro-American girl from Boston spends part of her summer on a farm in Maine
Paul Cuffee: America's first black captain by Johanna Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the eighteenth-century black sailing captain who, among other firsts, was the first to petition Massachusetts for the right of Negroes to vote
More tales from the story hat by Verna Aardema( Book )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 11 folk tales from Africa
West Africa vignettes by Elton C Fax( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven wishes of Joanna Peabody by Genevieve Gray( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child who lives in a big-city slum surrounded by rats, winos, and poverty is granted seven wishes
The sky-god stories by Verna Aardema( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taiwo and her twin by Letta Schatz( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Take a walk in their shoes
Alternative Names
Elton Clay Fax

Elton Fax

Fax, Elton Clay 1909-

Fėks, Elton

Languages
English (109)

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