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Colón, Raúl

Overview
Works: 76 works in 247 publications in 6 languages and 43,633 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Picture books  Christmas stories  Tall tales  Children's audiobooks  Case studies  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: F334.S4, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Raúl Colón
 
Most widely held works by Raúl Colón
Tomás and the library lady by Pat Mora( Book )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomás finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library
Child of the civil rights movement by Paula Young Shelton( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paula Young Shelton shares her memories of the civil rights movement and her involvement in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery
Doña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heart by Pat Mora( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise
A band of angels : a story inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a slave forms a gospel singing group and goes on tour to raise money to save Fisk University
My name is Gabito : the life of Gabriel García Márquez by Monica Brown( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and Bengali and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sumario en español: Como un niño, Gabito tenía la capacidad de imaginar muchas cosas. Él vivió en una pequeña casa con una gran familia. Él llega a ser un escritor conocido como Gabriel García Márquez
Draw! by Raúl Colón( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari
My mama had a dancing heart by Libba Moore Gray( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballet dancer recalls how she and her mother would welcome each season with a dance outdoors
Roberto Clemente : pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates by Jonah Winter( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island called Puerto Rico a boy named Roberto Clemente dreamed of nothing but winning at baseball. With no money -- but plenty of determination -- Clemente practiced on muddy fields with a glove made from a coffee sack. Little League became minor league, which turned into winter league ... and, finally, he made it to the major leagues! With lightning speed, towering home runs, and grand slams, Clemente introduced himself to America. Spare, evocative language -- and magnificent illustrations -- tell the story of a great athlete and even greater man who rose through the ranks of baseball to become one of the most admired players of all time
Any small goodness : a novel of the barrio by Tony Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arturo and his family share all kinds of experiences living in the barrio of East Los Angeles - reclaiming their names, playing basketball, champeioning the school librarian, and even starting their own gang
A weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reworking of Armenian folktales in which a lazy prince learns to read, write, and weave to win his love only to have these very talents later save him from a three-headed monster
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits"--
Mightier than the sword : world folktales for strong boys by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from around the world which demonstrate the triumph of brains over brawn
As good as anybody : Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's amazing march toward freedom by Richard Michelson( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality. Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop to it. He became a minister like his daddy, and he preached and marched for his cause. Abraham grew up in a loving family many years earlier, in a Europe that did not welcome Jews. He found a new home in America, where he became a respected rabbi like his father, carrying a message of peace and acceptance. Here is the story of two icons for social justice, how they formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all
Angela and the baby Jesus by Frank McCourt( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Christmastime, six-year-old Angela takes the baby Jesus from the cold church manger to her warm house in Limerick, Ireland. Based on a childhood story told by the author's mother
Sugar Cane : a Caribbean Rapunzel by Patricia Storace( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A version of the folktale Rapunzel, set in the Caribbean
How to bake an American pie by Karma Wilson( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations present a recipe for how to bake a pie from all the things that make America great
Don't forget, God bless our troops by Jill Biden( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by her own granddaughter Natalie, Vice President Joe Biden’s wife, Jill, tells a story through a child’s eyes of what family life is like when a parent is at war across the world. When her father leaves for a year of being at war, Natalie knows that she will miss him. Natalie is proud of her father, but there is nothing to stop her from wishing he was home. Some things do help her feel better. Natalie works with her Nana to send her dad and the other service men and women cookies and treats they have made. Natalie, her mom, and her brother can see and talk to Dad over the computer, and the kindness of friends at school and at church help her feel supported and loved. But there is nothing like the day when her Dad comes home at last
Annie and Helen by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the relationship between Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, and includes excerpts from letters written by Annie about her work with Helen
Pandora by Robert Burleigh( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Pandora has a house, gardens, and numerous gifts, she is drawn to the room that holds a forbidden jar. Is her curiosity a gift or a curse?
Once upon a time : traditional Latin American tales = Había una vez : cuentos tradicionales latinoamericanos by Rueben Martínez( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seven traditional tales from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain retold in English and Spanish. Includes notes about each story
 
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Tomás and the library lady
Alternative Names
Colón, Raúl

콜론, 라울

콜롱, 라울

コローン, ラウル

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Child of the civil rights movementDoña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heartA band of angels : a story inspired by the Jubilee SingersMy name is Gabito : the life of Gabriel García MárquezMy mama had a dancing heartRoberto Clemente : pride of the Pittsburgh PiratesAny small goodness : a novel of the barrioA weave of words : an Armenian tale