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Schroeder, Alan

Overview
Works: 28 works in 79 publications in 1 language and 12,861 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Picture books 
Classifications: PZ7.S3796, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Schroeder
Minty : a story of young Harriet Tubman by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood nickname was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Brodas plantation in the late 1820s
Smoky Mountain Rose : an Appalachian Cinderella by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this variation on the Cinderella story, based on the Charles Perrault version but set in the Smoky Mountains, Rose loses her glass slipper at a party given by the rich feller on the other side of the creek
Ragtime Tumpie by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tumpie, a young black girl who will later become famous as the dancer Josephine Baker, longs to find the opportunity to dance amid the poverty and vivacious street life of St. Louis in the early 1900s
Booker T. Washington by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Booker T. Washington lifted himself up from slavery to become the most important black leaders in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Carolina shout! by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl describes the music she hears in the cries of various vendors on the streets of Charleston, South Carolina
Satchmo's blues by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional recreation of the youth of trumpeter Louis Armstrong in New Orleans
Ben Franklin : his wit and wisdom from A to Z by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This nontraditional tribute to Benjamin Franklin--all in almanac format--is brimming with humorous cartoons, instructive adages, and a wealth of information about a Founding Father who was as amusing as he was amazing. Benjamin Franklin devised armonicas and bifocals, helped bring us the Constitution and signed the Declaration of Independence, and even experimented with electricity and invented the Franklin stove. He amassed enough noteworthy accomplishments to cover the entire alphabet from A to Z!
Josephine Baker by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of the black American singer and dancer who achieved fame in Paris in the 1920s and was awarded the French Legion of Honor for her work during World War II
Lily and the wooden bowl by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl who wears a wooden bowl over her face to hide her beauty overcomes a variety of trials and eventually finds love, riches, and happiness
The tale of Willie Monroe by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation, set in the American South, of an old Japanese folktale in which a powerful wrestler who hopes to win the Emperor's Wrestling Match encounters three exceptionally strong women who train him for success
Jack London by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the renowned American author focusing on the many adventures of his short, turbulent life and their reflection in his novels and stories
Charlie Chaplin : the beauty of silence by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This absorbing biography captures the spirit and the art of Charlie Chaplin, the world's first international film celebrity. Chaplin's silent films, and even his later "talkies," have become motion picture classics that remain popular decades after they were made. An examination of Chaplin's stormy personal life and the public controversies that surrounded him provide a genuine portrait of a complex and compelling personality. Recreates a history of Hollywood in its golden days, while capturing the work of this comic artist who was able through his art and technique to explore the relationship between tragedy and humor in his films
The stone lion by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Tibetan brothers are rewarded appropriately by a stone lion, one for his generosity and one for his greed
In her hands : the story of sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A biography of African American sculptor Augusta Savage, who overcame many obstacles as a young woman to become a premier female sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance. Includes an afterword about Savage's adult life and works, plus photographs"--Provided by publisher
James Dean by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the actor who died in a car accident at the age of twenty-four and is known for his roles in "East of Eden" and "Rebel without a Cause."
Josephine Baker : entertainer by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Josephine Baker
Baby Flo : Florence Mills lights up the stage by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A biography of African American entertainer Florence Mills, an internationally renowned dancer, singer, and comedian of the Harlem Renaissance era, focusing on how she began her career as a child. Includes author's note and historical photographs"--Provided by publisher
Satchmo's blues by Alan Schroeder ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional recreation of the youth of trumpeter Louis Armstrong in New Orleans
Minty : the story of the young slave girl, Harriet Tubman, and her dream of freedom by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood name was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Brodas plantation in the late 1820s
Booker T. Washington, educator by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (69)
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