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Hansen, Joyce

Overview
Works: 49 works in 141 publications in 1 language and 13,982 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Diary fiction  Pictorial works  Biography  Sources  Local history  Illustrated works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.H1933, FIC
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Most widely held works about Joyce Hansen
 
Most widely held works by Joyce Hansen
I thought my soul would rise and fly : the diary of Patsy, a freed girl by Joyce Hansen( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 3,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves
Which way freedom? by Joyce Hansen( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obi escapes from slavery during the Civil War, joins a black Union regiment, and soon becomes involved in the bloody fighting at Fort Pillow, Tennessee
Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground by Joyce Hansen( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery and study of the African burial site found in Manhattan in 1991, while excavating for a new building, and what it reveals about the lives of black people in Colonial times
Freedom roads : searching for the Underground Railroad by Joyce Hansen( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how archaeologists and historians sift through root cellars, study songs and quilts, and use the latest technology to reconstruct the Underground Railroad, offering a look at the escape routes used by American slaves
Women of hope : African Americans who made a difference by Joyce Hansen( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features photographs and biographies of thirteen African-American women, including Maya Angelou, Ruby Dee, and Alice Walker
African princess : the amazing lives of Africa's royal women by Joyce Hansen( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What was it like to live as a queen in ancient Egypt, or as an Amazon warrior in western Africa? African Princess tells the stories of six remarkable royal women and the eras in which they lived, from 1473 B.C. to the present. Some lived in great luxury; others lived in exile as freedom fighters. The rise of the slave trade and the arrival of European colonists unsettled the entire continent and forced rulers to find ways to govern and protect their kingdoms. Consequently, many of these royal women ruled in extremely difficult times, marked by palace intrigue, foreign invasion, and harrowing adventure. Richly illustrated with portraits and archival material, African Princess reveals the lives of these powerful women to be as complex, rich, and intriguing as Africa itself
Out from this place by Joyce Hansen( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fourteen-year-old black girl tries to find a fellow ex-slave, who had joined the Union army during the Civil War, during the confusing times after the emancipation of the slaves
Yellow Bird and me by Joyce Hansen( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doris becomes friends with Yellow Bird as she helps him with his studies and his part in the school play and discovers that he has a problem known as dyslexia
The gift-giver by Joyce Hansen( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year she is in fifth grade, Doris meets a special friend in her Bronx neighborhood
Bury me not in a land of slaves : African-Americans in the time of Reconstruction by Joyce Hansen( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of African-American life in the period of Reconstruction following the Civil War, based on first-person narratives, contemporary documents, and other historical sources
Between two fires : Black soldiers in the Civil War by Joyce Hansen( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the recruitment, training, and struggles of African American soldiers during the Civil War and examines the campaigns in which they participated
The heart calls home by Joyce Hansen( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War, former slave Obi Booker tries to make a new life on a South Carolina island while waiting to be joined by his beloved Easter, who is studying in the North
One true friend by Joyce Hansen( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old orphan Amir, living in Syracuse, exchanges letters with his friend Doris, still living in their old Bronx neighborhood, in which they share their lives and give each other advice on friendship, family, foster care, and making decisions
Home is with our family by Joyce Hansen( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Peterson's hopes for 1855, the year she turns thirteen, seem at risk when the City of New York wants to turn her community, Seneca Village, into an enormous park, forcing residents out, but her friend Anna may have even bigger problems
Home boy by Joyce Hansen( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he seeks a place to hide, Marcus, a boy from the Islands now living in the Bronx, tries to figure out how he became involved in the stabbing of a fellow student
I thought my soul would rise and fly by Joyce Hansen( Recording )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the turbulent times following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves
Dear America : I thought my soul would rise and fly, the diary of Patsy, a freed girl by Joyce Hansen( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves
Women of hope : African Americans who made a difference by Joyce Hansen( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning author Joyce Hansen gives voice to 13 amazing African American women who have overcome adversity to make their mark in history. Each of these women will capture your heart and mind as you listen to their inspiring life stories. Hear about the life of acclaimed actress Ruby Dee and 1983 Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Walker. Meet the first African American woman to travel into space and the first African American resident neurosurgeon. These fascinating women remind us That with determination, we can overcome any obstacle
Clyde the rebel by Rebecca Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though the sun still shone, the grass still grew and people were still planting their fields, the world as Peter Miller knew it had changed. It is spring 1775 and the first shots of the American Revolution have been fired. How will those respond whose ancestors gave their lives for Christ two centuries earlier? Young Peter Miller sees his parents' faith being tested by unreasonable officials. He watches the response of his grandfather, Daniel, who still remembers the perilous trip across the ocean 60 years earlier. Peter meets testing too. When his friends make war sound glamorous, when his cherished colt is lost to the claims of war and when the family's possessions are confiscated, he is confronted with the question: will you be a soldier of Christ?
Freedom's star by Rebecca Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of two families who both live in the United States but want to see Canada. The year is 1816. Peter Miller is now grown with a family of his own. He is a wealthy Pennsylvania farmer who, along with his married children, moves in order to own more land. Peter and his family load an enormous Conestoga wagon and travel to Canada in style with a team of four draft horses. The Paul Bolger family are slaves on a Virginia plantation and they are fleeing from cruel oppression. Always fearful of the slave hunters, they must run by night and sleep by day. Kind friends help the Bolgers along a route where slaves find lodging as they flee. It's because the Miller family has a slave hiding place that they get to meet the Bolger family
 
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I thought my soul would rise and fly : the diary of Patsy, a freed girl
Alternative Names
Hansen Nelson Joyce

Hansen Nelson Joyce 1942-....

Nelson Joyce Hansen

Nelson Joyce Hansen 1942-....

جويس هانسن

Languages
English (113)

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Which way freedom?Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial groundFreedom roads : searching for the Underground RailroadWomen of hope : African Americans who made a differenceAfrican princess : the amazing lives of Africa's royal womenOut from this placeYellow Bird and meThe gift-giver