WorldCat Identities

Van Wright, Cornelius

Overview
Works: 76 works in 207 publications in 4 languages and 22,662 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  History  Picture books  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.C4428, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Cornelius Van Wright
 
Most widely held works by Cornelius Van Wright
Jingle dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tink, tink, tink, tink, sang cone-shaped jingles sewn to Grandma Wolfe's dress. Jenna's heart beats to the brum, brum, brum, brum of the powwow drum as she daydreams about the clinking song of her grandma's jingle dancing. Jenna loves the tradition of jingle dancing that has been shared by generations of women in her family, and she hopes to dance at the next powwow. But she has a problem -- how will her dress sing if it has no jingles?
Sam and the lucky money by Karen Chinn( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam must decide how to spend the lucky money he's received for Chinese New Year
An angel just like me by Mary Hoffman( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American child wonders why all Christmas tree angels look alike and sets out to find an angel that looks just like him
Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace wants to participate in her community festival's princess float, but first she must decide what sort of a princess she wants to be--from an African princess in kente cloth robes to a floaty pink fairy tale princess
Zora Hurston and the chinaberry tree by William Miller( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a little-known episode in the childhood of the writer Zora Neale Hurston
Snow in Jerusalem by Deborah da Costa( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the Old Student's Association in 2003
Grace at Christmas by Mary Hoffman( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her grandmother takes in a stranded family at Christmas, Grace is reluctant to share her favorite holiday with strangers, even though the visiting family includes a "real live ballerina."
Make a joyful sound : poems for children by African-American poets( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by Afro-American poets
We are the many : a picture book of American Indians by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: A dedicated doctor drives her horse through a blinding snowstorm to tend a child sick with pneumonia. An athlete, lagging behind, pumps his arms and flies past his competitors in the 1,500-meter race, to win an Olympic gold medal. In a tangled jungle in the South Pacific, an American marine baffles Japanese code breakers with an ingenious code based on the Navajo language. Susan La Flesche Picotte, Jim Thorpe, and William McCabe are just three of the distinguished American Indians you will meet in this book- Acclaimed author Doreen Rappaport re-created one dramatic moment in each person's life to give you a glimpse of their incredible accomplishments. Each portrait has been thoroughly researched and is beautifully evoked by noted artists Ying-Hwa Hu and Cornelius Van Wright. Beginning with Tisquantum teaching the Pilgrims how to survive in a new land and ending 370 years later with Sherman Alexie writing a poem, this book provides young readers with a fresh, exciting first took at the great history and culture of American Indians. A collection of short, illustrated biographies of sixteen influential Native Americans, from Tisquantum, who helped the Pilgrims survive the winter of 1622, to Sherman Alexie, a contemporary poet, novelist, and screenwriter
American slave, American hero : York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Laurence Pringle( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of William Clark's personal slave, who provided invaluable assistance to the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Alicia's happy day by Meg Starr( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alicia receives greetings from her Hispanic neighborhood as she walks to her birthday party
Mei-Mei loves the morning by Margaret Tsubakiyama( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinese girl and her grandfather enjoy a typical morning riding on grandpa's bicycle to do errands and meet friends in the park
George Washington : our first president by Garnet Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple biography of George Washington, the first president of the United States
Coming home : a story of Josh Gibson, baseball's greatest home run hitter by Nanette VanWright Mellage( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The baseball feats of Josh Gibson remain largely unknown because he played at a time when baseball was segregated by race
The legend of Freedom Hill by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the California Gold Rush Rosabel, an African American, and Sophie, a Jew, team up and search for gold to buy Rosabel's mother her freedom from a slave catcher
Vanished! : the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Monica Kulling( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the mysterious disappearance of the world-famous woman pilot who was lost over the Pacific Ocean while on an historic round-the-world flight in 1937
Daughter's Day blues by Laura Pegram( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phyllis Mae thinks her little brother gets too much attention, so her Nana and Momma decide to have a special Daughter's Day celebration
Jewels by Belinda Rochelle( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Lea Mae's annual summer visit her great-grandmother 'Ma Dear tells her wonderful stories about their family members and the past, stories that are jewels of African-American history
When an alien meets a swamp monster by Cornelius Van Wright( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two very different boys meet they are terrified until they find some common ground
The case of the shrunken allowance by Joanne Rocklin( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike and his friends try to figure out why the money in his allowance jar appears to be shrinking. Includes related math activities
 
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Jingle dancer
Alternative Names
Fan, Yili

Fan, Yili 1960-

VanWright, Cornelius

VanWright, Cornelius 1960-

Wright, Cornelius Van

Wright, Cornelius Van 1960-

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Sam and the lucky moneyAn angel just like mePrincess GraceZora Hurston and the chinaberry treeSnow in JerusalemGrace at ChristmasMake a joyful sound : poems for children by African-American poetsWe are the many : a picture book of American Indians