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Ransome, James

Overview
Works: 127 works in 386 publications in 3 languages and 54,517 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Biography  Biographies  Poetry  Folklore  Speeches  Illustrated works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Actor, Editor
Classifications: E185.97.K5, E
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Most widely held works by James Ransome
Uncle Jed's barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,494 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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,337 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 1,856 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 1,714 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
Bruh Rabbit and the tar baby girl by Virginia Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling, using Gullah speech, of a familiar story the wily Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Wolf who has set out to trap him
Under the quilt of night by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,671 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. Award-winning duo Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome combine their talents once more for this sequel to the best-selling Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. Traveling late one night, a runaway slave girl spies a quilt hanging outside a house. The quilt's center is a striking deep blue -- a sign that the people inside are willing to help her escape. Can she bravely navaigate the complex world of the Underground Railroad and lead her family to freedom?
The Creation by James Weldon Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible
Satchel Paige by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,506 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. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
Major Taylor, champion cyclist by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,453 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 )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 1,314 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
This is the dream by Diane ZuHone Shore( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the American experience before, during, and after the civil rights movement
Visiting day by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her grandmother visit the girl's father in prison
How many stars in the sky? by Lenny Hort( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,129 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
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
The wagon by Tony Johnston( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 969 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
A pride of African tales by Donna L Washington( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of African folktales originating in the storytelling tradition
Do like Kyla by Angela Johnson( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl imitates her big sister Kyla all day, until in the evening Kyla imitates her
Let my people go : Bible stories told by a freeman of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16 by Pat McKissack( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a free black man who worked as a blacksmith in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s recalls the stories from the Bible that her father shared with her, relating them to the experiences of African Americans
Young Pelé : soccer's first star by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a poor Brazilian boy playing soccer with rocks and a ball made from rags, to learning how to play on a team, this is the life of Pelé's beginning
Words set me free : the story of young Frederick Douglass by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Words Set Me Free is the inspiring story of young Frederick Douglass's path to freedom through reading"--
 
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Uncle Jed's barbershop
Alternative Names
Ransome, James E.

Ransome James E. 1961-....

제임스 E. 랜섬

ランサム, ジェームズ

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Aunt Flossie's hats (and crab cakes later)I have a dreamSky boys : how they built the Empire State BuildingBruh Rabbit and the tar baby girlUnder the quilt of nightThe CreationSatchel PaigeMajor Taylor, champion cyclist