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Alcorn, Stephen

Overview
Works: 44 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 18,313 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Poetry  History  Handbooks and manuals  Military history  Portraits  Quotations 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Editor
Classifications: E185.96, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Stephen Alcorn
 
Most widely held works by Stephen Alcorn
Let it shine : stories of Black women freedom fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Arabic and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives these 10 women led are part of an incredible story about courage in the face of oppression, about the challenges and triumphs of the battle for civil rights, and about speaking out for what you believe in-- even when it feels like no one is listening
My America : a poetry atlas of the United States by Lee Bennett Hopkins( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems evocative of seven geographical regions of the United States, including the Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes, Plains, Mountain, Southwest, and Pacific Coast States
I, too, sing America : three centuries of African-American poetry by Catherine Clinton( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by African-American writers, including Lucy Terry, Gwendolyn Bennett, and Alice Walker
Lincoln, in his own words by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines background commentary with quotes from Lincoln's letters, speeches, and public papers to provide a personal view of his life, thoughts, and actions
Days to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more by Lee Bennett Hopkins( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a listing of events, births of famous people, and holidays, with information and poetry about the twelve months of the year
The book of rock stars : 24 musical icons that shine through history by Kathleen Krull( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of twenty mini-biographies of such rock music legends as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, and Carlos Santana
Frederick Douglass, in his own words by Frederick Douglass( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The gardener's A-Z guide to growing organic food by Tanya Denckla Cobb( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetical listings that provide information about creating self-sustaining, organic food gardens, covering vegetables, fruits and nuts, herbs, organic remedies for macro- and microdestructive agents, and allies and companions. Includes resources
Odetta, the queen of folk by Stephen Alcorn( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of the folk singer Odetta, which traces her Alabama childhood, early musical achievements and role in breaking artistic ground for other musicians
America at war( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about America at war from the Revolution to the Iraq war
Yours for justice, Ida B. Wells : the daring life of a crusading journalist by Philip Dray( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, a journalist and teacher who wrote about and spoke against the injustices suffered by African-Americans
Hoofbeats, claws & rippled fins : creature poems( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Stephen Alcorn's magnificent animal portraits, popular poet and noted anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins commissioned thirteen poets to craft verses to match the eloquence of this art. The resulting celebration of art and nature captures the subtle intensity and striking textures of a renowned artist's relief-block prints in a unique homage to the power, mystery, and beauty of the natural world. Lee Bennett Hopkins and Stephen Alcorn's first poetry anthology, My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States, was honored as one of the best books of 2000 by School Library Journal, the American Booksellers Association, and the New York Public Library. A Junior Library Guild Selection, the book inspired an entire Reading Rainbow program devoted exclusively to it
Home to me : poems across America( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fifteen poems by various authors about home, whether it is on a boat, in a trailer park, on a reservation, or in a small town
Langston Hughes; a biography by Milton Meltzer( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a leading poet of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s who devoted his life to writing about the black experience in America
Keep on! : the story of Matthew Henson, co-discoverer of the North Pole by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a look into the life of Matthew Henson, from his humble birth to his crucial role in the discovery of the North Pole
A poem of her own : voices of American women yesterday and today( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of more than twenty poems by American women published between 1678 and 2001
Children of the slaughter : young people of the Holocaust by Ted Gottfried( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the effects of the Holocaust on more than a million young people
Nazi Germany : the face of tyranny by Ted Gottfried( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Nazis' rise to power in Germany and their efforts to conquer Europe, as well as their full-scale war against Jews and others
Deniers of the Holocaust : who they are, what they do, why they do it by Ted Gottfried( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines why some people deny the historical reality of the Holocaust and what their motives are
Displaced persons : the liberation and abuse of Holocaust survivors by Ted Gottfried( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The panic and chaos that filled Europe at the end of World War II played out most profoundly in the displaced persons camps throughout the continent and elsewhere. The approximately 100,000 Jews who survived Nazi persecution had yet to survive the brutal aftermath of the war: life as refugees with no homes to which to return and no homeland to speak of, and continued, rampant anti-Semitism. Restrictive immigration laws, including those of the United States, contributed to the problem. No study of the Holocaust is complete without a look at this phenomena, brought about by the end of the war and created by hatred
 
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Let it shine : stories of Black women freedom fighters
Alternative Names
Alcorn, Stephen 1958-

Languages
English (58)

Arabic (2)

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My America : a poetry atlas of the United StatesI, too, sing America : three centuries of African-American poetryLincoln, in his own wordsDays to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and moreThe book of rock stars : 24 musical icons that shine through historyFrederick Douglass, in his own wordsThe gardener's A-Z guide to growing organic foodOdetta, the queen of folk