WorldCat Identities

Ransome, James

Overview
Works: 120 works in 347 publications in 7 languages and 51,405 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Poetry  Picture books  Folklore  Children's audiobooks  Pictorial works 
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 )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,513 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 )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara and Susan share tea, cookies, crab cakes, and stories about hats when they visit their favorite relative, Aunt Flossie
Sky boys : how they built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,701 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,659 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
The Creation by James Weldon Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,639 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 1,515 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,462 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 )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,261 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,173 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 )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,135 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 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem of African American history enhanced by illustrations
The wagon by Tony Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 977 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 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl imitates her big sister Kyla all day, until in the evening Kyla imitates her. Kyla is a loving big sister and an excellent role model for her younger sibling. Story about sisterly love and the special relationship that can exist between sisters
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 )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 911 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
The old dog by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy finds his old dog dead one morning, he spends the rest of the day thinking about all the good times they had together
Young Pelé : soccer's first star by Lesa Cline-Ransome( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 875 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 861 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

Languages
English (130)

Chinese (4)

Japanese (2)

Xhosa (1)

Afrikaans (1)

Zulu (1)

Sotho (1)

Covers
Aunt Flossie's hats (and crab cakes later)Sky boys : how they built the Empire State BuildingUnder the quilt of nightThe CreationSatchel PaigeMajor Taylor, champion cyclistThis is the dreamVisiting day