WorldCat Identities

Cooper, Floyd

Overview
Works: 142 works in 451 publications in 2 languages and 60,568 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Poetry  Picture books  Speeches  Illustrated works  Lyric poetry  Biography  Laudatory poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3570.H565, E
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Most widely held works about Floyd Cooper
 
Most widely held works by Floyd Cooper
Grandpa's face by Eloise Greenfield( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeing her beloved grandfather making a mean face while he rehearses for one of his plays, Tamika becomes afraid that someday she will lose his love and he will make that mean face at her
The blacker the berry : poems by Joyce Carol Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work features twelve poems complimenting different shades of skin color and connecting those colors with similes and metaphors of foods -- mostly berries. The poems each convey, through the eyes of a child, the beauty of their own complexion and how their skin came to be that color
Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin A Ramsey( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Green Book."
I have a dream by Martin Luther King( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, jr., as they were presented in his "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963
I have heard of a land by Joyce Carol Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the joys and hardships experienced by an African-American pioneer woman who staked a claim for free land in the Oklahoma territory."--Title page verso
Meet Danitra Brown by Nikki Grimes( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of thirteen poems, the warm friendship of two unforgettable little girls is portrayed
Chita's Christmas tree by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papa and Chita leave downtown Baltimore in a buggy to find a Christmas tree in the deep woods
Laura Charlotte by Kathryn Osebold Galbraith( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother describes her love for a toy elephant she was given as a child, a gift she has now passed on to her daughter
Brown honey in broomwheat tea : poems by Joyce Carol Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems exploring the theme of African-American identity
Be good to Eddie Lee by Virginia M Fleming( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Christy considered him a pest, when Eddie Lee, a boy with Down's Syndrome, follows her into the woods, he shares several special discoveries with her
A dance like starlight : one ballerina's dream by Kristy Dempsey( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina
Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday looks back on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse
Pass it on : African-American poetry for children( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of poetry by such Afro-American poets as Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni, Eloise Greenfield, and Lucille Clifton
Back of the bus by Aaron Reynolds( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like any other winter day in Montgomery, Alabama. Mama and child are riding where they're supposed to way in the back of the bus. The boy passes the time by watching his marble roll up and down the aisle with the motion of the bus, until from way up front a big commotion breaks out. He can't see what's going on, but he can see the policeman arrive outside and he can see Mama's chin grow strong. There you go, Rosa Parks, she says, stirrin up a nest of hornets. Tomorrow all this'll be forgot. But they both know differently
Ma Dear's aprons by Pat McKissack( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young David Earl always knows what day of the week it is, because his mother, Ma Dear, has a different apron for every day except Sunday
The girl who loved caterpillars : a twelfth-century tale from Japan by Jean Merrill( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of an anonymous twelfth-century Japanese story, the young woman Izumi resists social and family pressures as she befriends caterpillars and other socially unacceptable creatures
Bound for America : the forced migration of Africans to the New World by James Haskins( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the European enslavement of Africans, including their capture, branding, conditions on slave ships, shipboard mutinies, and arrival in the Americas
Coming home : from the life of Langston Hughes by Floyd Cooper( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A beach tail by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father tells him not to leave the lion he is drawing on the beach, a little boy starts making a very, very long tail--and a trail to follow back
These hands by Margaret H Mason( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African American man tells his grandson about a time when, despite all the wonderful things his hands could do, they could not touch bread at the Wonder Bread factory. Based on stories of bakery union workers; includes historical note
 
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The blacker the berry : poems
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The blacker the berry : poemsRuth and the Green BookI have a dreamI have heard of a landMeet Danitra BrownChita's Christmas treeLaura CharlotteBrown honey in broomwheat tea : poems
Alternative Names
Cooper Floyd D.

Floyd Cooper Canadian football player

Floyd Cooper joueur de football canadien

쿠퍼, 플로이드 1956-

クーパー, フロイド

Languages
English (141)

Spanish (2)