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Velasquez, Eric

Overview
Works: 84 works in 264 publications in 3 languages and 35,922 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Picture books  Pictorial works  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Ghost stories  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.N1384, FIC
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Most widely held works about Eric Velasquez
 
Most widely held works by Eric Velasquez
Journey to Jo'burg : a South African story by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separated from their mother by the harsh social and economic conditions prevalent among blacks in South Africa, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother make a journey of over 300 kilometers to find her in Johannesburg
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of Pablo's nose by Donald J Sobol( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book
The skirt by Gary Soto( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miata leaves on the school bus the skirt that she is to wear in a dance performance, she needs all her wits to get it back without her parents' finding out that she has lost something yet again
Champion : the story of Muhammad Ali by James Haskins( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Muhammad Ali, from his childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, his legendary boxing career, and his conversion to Islam and opposition to the war in Vietnam, to his appearance at the 1996 summer Olympics in Atlanta
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the two spies by Donald J Sobol( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book
A sweet smell of roses by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement
Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change by Michelle Cook( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem of African American history enhanced by illustrations
The price of freedom : how one town stood up to slavery by Judith Bloom Fradin( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the efforts of an Ohio community to secure the freedom of escaped slave John Price, examining various aspects of Price's escape from Kentucky, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the heroic showdown
I, Matthew Henson : polar explorer by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of the African American explorer who, together with Robert E. Peary, discovered the North Pole in 1909
Houdini : world's greatest mystery man and escape king by Kathleen Krull( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and career of Harry Houdini, whose dramatic style and amazing physical abilites made him one of the most famous magicians and contortionists of all time. Introducing the astonishing, the unforgettable ... HOUDINI! He made himself a living legend and became the most famous name in magic. But Harry Houdini, like his acts, was fascinating and mysterious. As a child, he was often on the edge of homelessness, so he would charge crowds to watch him perform tricks he knew no one else could do. After leaving home to seek his fortune, Houdini mastered every form of magic available-card tricks, juggling, illusions-and traveled the world over to make a name for him. But true stardom came to him only when he began to focus his act around daring, heart-stopping escapes. By sheer force of will, Houdini trained his body to withstand the torturous demands of the elaborate acts he created. How did he do it? Magicians never tell
Jesse Owens : fastest man alive by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple biography of one of the most inspirational athletes in history
Chain of fire by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the villagers of Bophelong are forced to leave their houses and resettle in a barren "homeland," thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother join in a school demonstration and learn that the South African government treats even children who dissent with brutality
New shoes by Susan Meyer( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this historical fiction picture book, Ella Mae and her cousin Charlotte, both African American, start their own shoe store when they learn that they cannot try on shoes at the shoe store"--
Beautiful moon : a child's prayer by Tonya Bolden( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Under a radiant moon and surrounded by all the noises of the city at night, a little boy prays for those in need, for wars to end, for the sick to be healed, and for all the members of his family"--
Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper by Ann Malaspina( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, from her childhood in segregated Albany, Georgia, in the 1930s, through her recognition at the 1996 Olympics as one of the hundred best athletes in Olympic history. Includes bibliographical references
The piano man by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Afro-American girl recalls the life story of her grandfather who performed in vaudeville and played piano for the silent movies
Three cheers for Keisha by Teresa Reed( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding herself at a cheerleading camp is a dream come true for Keisha--and then she gets named squad leader! Her adventures at the camp prepare her for the cheerleading tryouts at home
Ol' Clip-Clop : a ghost story by Pat McKissack( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One October night in 1745, John Leep, a mean and stingy lawyer, sets out to evict a widow from one of his rental houses and is followed by a ghostly rider
The rain stomper by Addie K Boswell( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it begins to rain and storm on the day of her big parade, Jazmin--a baton twirler--stomps, shouts, and does all she can think of to drive the rain away
Front porch stories at the one-room school by Eleanora E Tate( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Margie and her younger cousin forget their boredom when Margie's father entertains them with stories about people and events in their small Missouri town's past
 
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Journey to Jo'burg : a South African story
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벨라스케스, 에릭

ヴェラスケス, エリック

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Encyclopedia Brown and the case of Pablo's noseThe skirtChampion : the story of Muhammad AliEncyclopedia Brown and the case of the two spiesA sweet smell of rosesOur children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of changeI, Matthew Henson : polar explorerHoudini : world's greatest mystery man and escape king