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Velasquez, Eric

Overview
Works: 87 works in 290 publications in 3 languages and 37,269 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biography  History  Biographies  Detective and mystery fiction  Pictorial works  Historical fiction  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.V4878, E
Publication Timeline
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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 )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,702 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 )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,598 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 )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,242 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 )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 1,192 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
A sweet smell of roses by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the two spies by Donald J Sobol( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 1,137 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 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 1,023 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
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 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem of African American history enhanced by illustrations
I, Matthew Henson : polar explorer by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,003 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
Jesse Owens : fastest man alive by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple biography of one of the most inspirational athletes in history
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 970 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
New shoes by Susan Meyer( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 964 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"--
Chain of fire by Beverley Naidoo( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 905 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
Beautiful moon : a child's prayer by Tonya Bolden( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 869 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 )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 834 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
Looking for Bongo by Eric Velasquez( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a boy's abuela accuses him of being careless with his beloved Bongo, he devises a trap and catches the toy thief red-handed"--
The piano man by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 754 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
Ol' Clip-Clop : a ghost story by Pat McKissack( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 739 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
Schomburg : the man who built a library by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked. Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's life's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and bring to light the achievements of people of African descent through the ages. When Schomburg's collection became so big it began to overflow his house (and his wife threatened to mutiny), he turned to the New York Public Library, where he created and curated a collection that was the cornerstone of a new Negro Division. A century later, his groundbreaking collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world
Grandma's records by Eric Velasquez( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes his boyhood summers spent at his grandmother's apartment in Spanish Harlem where she introduced him to the sounds and steps of the merengue and the conga and told him stories of Puerto Rico
 
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Encyclopedia Brown and the case of Pablo's nose
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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 AliA sweet smell of rosesEncyclopedia Brown and the case of the two spiesOur children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of changeI, Matthew Henson : polar explorerJesse Owens : fastest man alive