WorldCat Identities

Lewis, Earl B.

Overview
Works: 101 works in 324 publications in 3 languages and 61,711 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Poetry  Anecdotes  Biography  Novels in verse  Trial and arbitral proceedings  Baseball stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.W868, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Earl B Lewis
Coming on home soon by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 4,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
My best friend by Mary Ann Rodman( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 3,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old Lily has a best friend all picked out for play group day, but unfortunately the differences between first-graders and second-graders are sometimes very large
The other side by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town
Each kindness by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her. Grades K-3. 2012
Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot
The bat boy & his violin by Gavin Curtis( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 2,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald is more interested in practicing his violin than in his father's job managing the worst team in the Negro Leagues, but when Papa makes him the bat boy and his music begins to lead the team to victory, Papa realizes the value of his son's passion
Virgie goes to school with us boys by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the post-Civil War South, a young African American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers
My rows and piles of coins by Tololwa M Mollel( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money
I love my hair! by Natasha Tarpley( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young African American girl describes the different, wonderful ways she can wear her hair
Down the road by Alice Schertle( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hetty is very careful with the eggs she has bought on her very first trip to the store, but she runs into trouble when she stops to pick apples
The Negro speaks of rivers by Langston Hughes( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous poem, taken from The collected poems of Langston Hughes (c1994), illustrated with watercolors
Keeping the night watch by Hope Anita Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear
Circle unbroken : the story of a basket and its people by Margot Theis Raven( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandmother tells the tale of Gullahs and their beautiful sweetgrass baskets that keep their African heritage alive
All different now : Juneteenth, the first day of freedom by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1865, members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it celebrating their freedom on what came to be known as Juneteenth
Faraway home by Jane Kurtz( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there
Night boat to freedom by Margot Theis Raven( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the request of his fellow slave Granny Judith, Christmas John risks his life to take runaways across a river from Kentucky to Ohio. Based on slave narratives recorded in the 1930s
Lily Brown's paintings by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lily Brown paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day
D is for drinking gourd : an African American alphabet by Nancy I Sanders( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using the alphabet to introduce its contents, this book includes topic such as abolitionists, cowboys, Harlem Renaissance, and Kwanzaa"--Provided by publisher
The first step : how one girl put segregation on trial by Susan E Goodman( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school in Boston, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements
Night running : how James escaped with the help of his faithful dog : based on a true story by Elisa Lynn Carbone( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A runaway slave makes a daring escape to freedom with the help of his faithful hunting dog, Zeus. Based on the true story of James Smith's journey from Virginia to Ohio in the mid-1800s. Some descriptions of violence
 
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Coming on home soon
Alternative Names
E. B. Lewis American children's illustrator

Lewis, E. B.

Lewis, E.B. 1956-

Lewis, E. B. (Earl B.)

Lewis, Earl

Lewis, Earl B. 1956-

루이스, E. B. 1956-

ルイス, E. B

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My best friendThe other sideTalkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth ColemanThe bat boy & his violinVirgie goes to school with us boysMy rows and piles of coinsI love my hair!Down the road