WorldCat Identities

Coleman, Evelyn 1948-

Overview
Works: 104 works in 164 publications in 2 languages and 9,140 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Biographies  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Lyricist
Classifications: PZ7.C6746, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Evelyn Coleman
 
Most widely held works by Evelyn Coleman
Shadows on Society Hill : an Addy mystery by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her family moves to Philadelphia's Society Hill neighborhood in 1866, Addy discovers that her new home holds dangerous secrets--including one connected to the North Carolina plantation she had escaped from only two years earlier. Includes a brief overview of the experiences of African Americans during Reconstruction, the period immediately following the Civil War
Circle of fire by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1958, Mendy puts herself in danger when she discovers that the Ku Klux Klan is planning to bomb the Highlander Folk School in order to disrupt a visit from Mendy's hero, Eleanor Roosevelt
Mystery of the Dark Tower by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, when her father tears her and her brother from their mother in North Carolina and takes them to live with aunts in Harlem, twelve-year-old Bessie is trapped in a strange place, especially after her father mysteriously disappears
White socks only by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma tells the story about her first trip alone into town during the days when segregation still existed in Mississippi. An elderly African American tells her granddaughter about her childhood in the segregated South. There was a "White's Only" sign on a nearby fountain, but that didn't bother this child--after all, she was wearing her clean white socks. Evelyn Coleman combines memories of her Southern childhood with magical realism to create a story that resonates with power. Tyrone Geter's full-color illustrations convey great feeling and emotion
The cameo necklace : a Cecile mystery by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Cécile Rey searches through many corners of 1854 New Orleans seeking a necklace, borrowed from her Tante Tay, that disappeared as she was exiting a crowded showboat. Includes facts about the 1850s
The riches of Oseola McCarty by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of Oseola McCarty, a hard-working washer woman who, without a formal education herself, donated a portion of her life savings to the University of Southern Mississippi to endow a scholarship fund for needy students
Born in sin by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite serious obstacles and setbacks, fourteen-year-old Keisha pursues her dream of becoming an Olympic swimmer and medical doctor
To be a drum by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddy Wes tells how Africans were brought to America as slaves, but promises his children that as long as they can hear the rhythm of the earth, they will be free
Freedom Train by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Clyde Thomason's older brother is a guard on the Freedom Train, which is carrying the Bill of Rights and other documents throughout the country in 1948, but Clyde is also learning about rights and freedom as he is saved from a beating by an African American boy, and later returns the favor when men in their Atlanta suburb decide to show the "Nigras" their place
What a woman's gotta do by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller on genetic engineering which begins when a woman is stood up at the altar. Journalist Patricia Conley of Atlanta thinks her fiance developed cold feet, until police arrive to question her regarding a bloody car and his disappearance
The foot warmer and the crow by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A patient slave finally wins his freedom through his own cleverness and the advice of a crow. With the help of a crow, the slave Nezekiah outwits his cruel master & gains his freedom
The glass bottle tree by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living together way out in the country, an African American girl and her grandmother have such a close relationship that they communicate without words
Mystery of the dark tower by Evelyn Coleman( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, when her father tears her and her brother from their mother in North Carolina and takes them to live with aunts in Harlem, twelve-year-old Bessie is trapped in a strange place, especially after her father mysteriously disappears
Mystery of the Dark Tower by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, when her father tears her and her brother from their mother in North Carolina and takes them to live with aunts in Harlem, twelve-year-old Bessie is trapped in a strange place, especially after her father mysteriously disappears. Author Biography, Award-winning Author
One for all by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tessa's big dream is to race on a track team with sighted kids. All she needs is a good guide runner to keep her running straight. Her best friends, Bailey and Phyllis, are willing to help her out but problems erupt between the three best friends
Travels of the Declaration of Independence by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read how for decades the Declaration of Independence was bounced from place to place, exposing it to heat, cold, dampness, sunlight and rough handling, and still survived to reach its final home in the National Archives
A pinch of this and that by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything on Olvera Street by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glimpse of Mexican American culture on Olvera Street
Wälder für Menschen : die Schweiz und die Ministerkonferenz zum Schutz der Wälder in Europa by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G. Hopper's summer fun by Evelyn Coleman( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Shadows on Society Hill : an Addy mystery
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Circle of fireMystery of the Dark TowerWhite socks onlyThe riches of Oseola McCartyBorn in sinTo be a drumFreedom TrainWhat a woman's gotta do
Languages
English (70)

German (4)