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Gilchrist, Jan Spivey

Overview
Works: 76 works in 179 publications in 1 language and 24,822 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  History  Anecdotes  Biography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.G845, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jan Spivey Gilchrist
 
Most widely held works by Jan Spivey Gilchrist
The Great Migration : journey to the North by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the period of the 20th century when many African Americans left the South to make better lives for themselves in the northern states
Night on Neighborhood Street by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening
Nathaniel talking by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nathaniel B. Free is a spunky, spirited non-year-old poet who raps and rhymes about his world, from what it's like to be nine, to his education, to his family life."--Jacket
Sweetgrass by Jan Hudson( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living on the western Canadian prairie in the nineteenth century, Sweetgrass, a fifteen-year-old Blackfoot Indian girl, saves her family from a smallpox epidemic and proves her maturity to her father
For the love of the game : Michael Jordan and me by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children discover the importance of determination and find inspiration in the life of Michael Jordan
William and the good old days by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy remembers his grandmother before she became ill, and during her long recovery he tries to imagine how things will be when she comes home from the hospital. Once again Greenfield displays commendable sensitivity in this story about an African-American boy who must cope with a beloved grandmother's illness. This poignant exploration of a child's feelings of loss, sorrow, and hope features a closely knit African-American family and community, lovingly depicted in paintings. A wonderful sense of neighborhood permeates the pages of this touching book
Children of long ago : poems by Lessie Jones Little( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems reflecting simpler days, with grandmothers who read aloud and children who walk barefoot on damp earth and pick blackberries for their paper dolls to eat
Everett Anderson's Christmas coming by Lucille Clifton( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates, in verse, the excitement and joy of a young boy anticipating as well as celebrating Christmas in the city
Lift ev'ry voice and sing by James Weldon Johnson( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem
Waiting for Christmas by Monica Greenfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights various activities done in anticipation of Christmas
The friendly four by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through individual poems and poems for multiple voices, four young people explore the bonds of friendship, family, and community
My America by Jan Spivey Gilchrist( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated children's poem which celelbrates the diversity of America
Lemonade sun : and other summer poems by Rebecca Kai Dotlich( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems celebrating summer sights and sounds
I can draw a weeposaur and other dinosaurs : poems by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems depict a young girl drawing the imaginary dinosaurs she dreams up, like the sleeposaurus
Honey, I love by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl expresses what she loves about life
Easter parade by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the young cousins live many miles apart, Leanna in Chicago and Elizabeth in Washington, D.C., both prepare for an Easter parade against the backdrop of the Second World War
First pink light by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little Black boy determines to stay up all night so he can welcome his father home in the morning
In the land of words : new and selected poems by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The words can come from a memory, or a dream, or something I see or hear or wonder about or imagine. Maybe there's a place where words live, where our minds and hearts can go and find them when we want to write or read. I like to imagine that there is such a place. I call it "The Land of Words." In this collection of twenty-one poems, National Council of Teachers of English Excellence in Poetry for Children Award winner Eloise Greenfield journeys to a place where words, creativity, and imagination abound. Featuring the poems "In the Land of Words," "Books," and "Poem," as well as favorites such as "Nathaniel's Rap" and "Way Down in the Music," this tribute to the written word invites readers to look within themselves and discover what inspires them
How they got over : African Americans and the call of the sea by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles African American men and women who have had a strong connection with the sea, from slaves whose owners sent them to work on ships to today's fishermen, naval officers, and marine biologists
Brothers & sisters : family poems by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brothers and sisters. Full, half, step, old and young, close in age and far apart. The bond between all siblings is powerful and special. Celebrate the love of brothers and sisters everywhere with award-winning author Eloise Greenfield in this poignant collection of poems for and about families
 
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The Great Migration : journey to the North
Languages
English (71)

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Night on Neighborhood StreetNathaniel talkingFor the love of the game : Michael Jordan and meWilliam and the good old daysChildren of long ago : poemsEverett Anderson's Christmas comingLift ev'ry voice and singWaiting for Christmas