WorldCat Identities

Ransome, James

Overview
Works: 136 works in 430 publications in 1 language and 58,136 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Biography  Biographies  Poetry  Folklore  Folk tales  Religious poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Actor, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.W868, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Ransome
Uncle Jed's barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite serious obstacles and setbacks Sarah Jean's Uncle Jed, the only black barber in the county, pursues his dream of saving enough money to open his own barbershop
Aunt Flossie's hats (and crab cakes later) by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara and Susan share tea, cookies, crab cakes, and stories about hats when they visit their favorite relative, Aunt Flossie
I have a dream by Martin Luther King( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,837 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
Sky boys : how they built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, a boy and his father watch as the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building, is constructed, step-by-step, near their Manhattan home
Under the quilt of night by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl flees from the farm where she has been worked as a slave and uses the Underground Railroad to escape to freedom in the north
Bruh Rabbit and the tar baby girl by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling, using Gullah speech, of a familiar story the wily Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox who has set out to trap him
The Creation by James Weldon Johnson( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible
Before she was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse. An evocative poem and opulent watercolors come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life
Satchel Paige by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the legendary baseball player, who was the first African-American to pitch in a Major League World Series
Major Taylor, champion cyclist by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life of the African American bicycle racer who won the 1899 World Championship title
This is the rope : a story from the Great Migration by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration
Visiting day by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this moving picture book from multi-award winning author Jacqueline Woodson, a young girl and her grandmother prepare for a very special day?the one day a month they get to visit the girl's father in prison. "Only on visiting day is there chicken frying in the kitchen at 6 a.m, and Grandma in her Sunday dress, humming soft and low." As the little girl and her grandmother get ready, her father, who adores her, is getting ready, too, and readers get to join the community of families who make the trip together, as well as the triumphant reunion between father and child, all told in Woodson's trademark lyrical style, and beautifully illusrtrated by James Ransome
This is the dream by Diane ZuHone Shore( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the American experience before, during, and after the civil rights movement
How many stars in the sky? by Lenny Hort( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night when Mama is away, Daddy and child seek a good place to count the stars in the night sky
One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's most exciting African American illustrators, who have created pieces of art based on Nikki's original poems. Featuring art by: Cozbi A. Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Pat Cummings, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Ebony Glenn, Nikki Grimes, E.B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, Christopher Myers, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, Shadra Strickland, and Elizabeth Zunon. A foreword, an introduction to the history of the Harlem Renaissance, author's note, poet biographies, and index makes this not only a book to cherish, but a wonderful resource and reference as well"--
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 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem of African American history enhanced by illustrations
A pride of African tales by Donna L Washington( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of African folktales originating in the storytelling tradition
The wagon by Tony Johnston( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is sustained by his family as he endures the difficulties of being a slave, but when he finally gains his freedom, his joy is tempered by the death of President Lincoln
Do like Kyla by Angela Johnson( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl imitates her big sister Kyla all day, until in the evening Kyla imitates her
Young Pelé : soccer's first star by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of Pelé, the Brazillian who has been called the king of soccer
 
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Uncle Jed's barbershop
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Aunt Flossie's hats (and crab cakes later)I have a dreamSky boys : how they built the Empire State BuildingUnder the quilt of nightBruh Rabbit and the tar baby girlThe CreationSatchel PaigeMajor Taylor, champion cyclist
Alternative Names
Ransome, James E.

Ransome James E. 1961-....

제임스 E. 랜섬

ランサム, ジェームズ

Languages
English (149)