WorldCat Identities

Ford, George 1936-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 215 publications in 2 languages and 18,616 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Biographies  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Speeches  Illustrated works  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Photographer
Classifications: F379.N59, E
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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 )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at William Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. Ruby's story is one of courage, faith, and hope"--based on Amazon description
I have a dream by Martin Luther King( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, jr., as they were presented in his "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963
Ego-tripping and other poems for young people by Nikki Giovanni( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insightful and fun, this collection of poetry captures the essence of the African American experience for young people
Ray Charles by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,216 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 )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 1,031 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 877 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 )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 759 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 )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie's unusual pet helps make the class Pet Day a success
New World beginnings: Indian cultures in the Americas by Olivia Vlahos( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 615 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
Jamal's busy day by Wade Hudson( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the events in young Jamal's day from his own perspective
Afro-Bets, first book about Africa : an introduction for young readers by Veronica Freeman Ellis( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 610 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 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhyming story, an African American girl hides when it's time to comb and braid her hair. A young African American girl dreads Monday, when her hair is braided, in this easy-to-read book
Hanging out with Mom by Sonia Black( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 476 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 )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 454 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 423 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 )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 398 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 )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby enjoys the morning waking-up ritual, from hair-brushing to getting dressed
Baby Jesus like my brother by Margery W Brown( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 319 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
Far Eastern beginnings by Olivia Vlahos( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and customs of the diverse cultures found on the Asian continent, from India to Siberia
Let's count, baby by Cheryl Willis Hudson( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small children can count the toy trucks, rubber ducks, building blocks, and other familiar objects depicted
 
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The story of Ruby Bridges
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I have a dreamEgo-tripping and other poems for young peopleRay CharlesBright eyes, brown skinPaul RobesonWillie's wonderful petJamal's busy dayAfro-Bets, first book about Africa : an introduction for young readers
Alternative Names
Ford, George

Ford, George C.

Ford George Cephas 1936-....

Languages
English (147)

Spanish (2)