Most widely held works about Faith Ringgold
Most widely held works by Faith Ringgold
Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,493 libraries worldwide
A young girl dreams of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Based on the author's quilt story of the same name.
Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the sky by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 2,226 libraries worldwide
With Harriet Tubman as her guide, Cassie retraces the steps escaping slaves took on the Underground Railroad in order to reunite with her younger brother.
If a bus could talk : the story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,359 libraries worldwide
A biography of the African American woman and civil rights worker whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a boycott which lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama.
My dream of Martin Luther King by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
The author recounts the life of Martin Luther King in the form of her own dream. Illustrated in full color. Through the author's dream, key events in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., are recalled in this picture book, which also explains the impact of his life on humanity. The acclaimed author/illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach recounts her unique vision of Martin Luther King, Jr. by describing a dream she had about the great civil rights leader. The dream includes scenes of King's childhood and the major events of his life, from the boycott of the segregated buses to his "I Have a Dream" speech to his assassination. Illustrated in Ringgold's signature folk-art style, the text includes the author's own personal vision, in which she imagines the people of the world gathering in King's memory to trade prejudice, fear, and hate for hope, peace, and love.
Dinner at Aunt Connie's house by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 1,143 libraries worldwide
Dinner at Aunt Connie's is even more special than usual when Melody meets not only her new adopted cousin but twelve inspiring African-American women, who step out of their portraits and join the family for dinner.
Dancing at the Louvre : Faith Ringgold's French collection and other story quilts ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
"Designed to accompany a major traveling exhibition of Ringgold's work, Dancing at the Louvre offers a clear overview of her contribution to contemporary art and showcases in dazzling color, for the first time, all of the exquisite story quilts in her celebrated series The French Collection. ... Essays examine her stylistic development from the 1960s through the 1990s and explore the social and political aspects of her story quilts."--Jacket.
We flew over the bridge : the memoirs of Faith Ringgold by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Faith Ringgold's artworks-startling "story quilts," politically charged paintings, and more-hang in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, and other major museums around the world, as well as in the private collections of Maya Angelou, Bill Cosby, and Oprah Winfrey. Her children's books, including the Caldecott Honor-winning Tar Beach have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. But Ringgold's path to success has not been easy. Now, in this gorgeously illustrated memoir, she looks back and shares the story of her struggles, growth, and triumphs.
Cassie's word quilt by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Names the people and objects that make a girl's New York City apartment, school, and neighborhood special.
Bronzeville boys and girls by Gwendolyn Brooks ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems that celebrate the joy, beauty, imagination, and freedom of childhood.
The Invisible Princess by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Mama and Papa Love have a child, the Invisible Princess, who saves them and the other plantation slaves from their cruel master so that they can all find happiness in the Invisible Village of Peace, Freedom, and Love.
The three witches by Joyce Carol Thomas ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Three hungry witches set out to eat two orphaned children while their grandmother is away at the market.
Bonjour, Lonnie by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
An African-American Jewish boy traces his ancestry with the help of the Love Bird of Paris.
O holy night : Christmas with the Boys Choir of Harlem ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Presents the Christmas story according to Luke plus the words to five popular Christmas carols--"Silent Night," "O Come All Ye Faithful," "O Holy Night," "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing," and "Joy to the World," sung on the accompanying CD by the Boys Choir of Harlem.
Faith Ringgold by Lisa E Farrington ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Talking to Faith Ringgold by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
An interactive biography of the African American artist and children's book author, detailing her experiences, perspectives, and the inspiration for her art. At intervals in the text, the reader is asked related questions.
Faith Ringgold paints Crown Heights ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Faith Ringgold details the creation of the quilt she created to represent the diverse cultures and traditions comprising the area of Crown Heights in New York city.
Faith Ringgold : a view from the studio by Curlee Raven Holton ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Art on fire : the politics of race and sex in the paintings of Faith Ringgold by Lisa E Farrington ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Elizebeth [sic] Catlett sculpting the truth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The works and inspirations of artist Elizabeth Catlett, in particular her sculpture.
Counting to Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Cassie counts all the good things that will be part of a special picnic that she and her family and neighbors share on their rooftop Tar Beach.
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Faith Ringgold circa1930