WorldCat Identities

Lewis, Earl B.

Works: 131 works in 426 publications in 3 languages and 62,278 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Poetry  Biographies  Novels  Anecdotes  Baseball stories  Lyric poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other
Classifications: PZ7.W868, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Earl B Lewis
Coming on home soon by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 4,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow
My best friend by Mary Ann Rodman( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 3,048 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
Each kindness by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,763 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
The other side by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 2,659 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
Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,488 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 )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 2,060 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 1,797 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. Virgie, youngest in a family of boys, vows that she will accompany her brothers when they walk the seven miles to school every Monday morning. All Virgie wants is to go to school with her brothers George, Will, Nelson, Val, and C.C. But they keep saying she's too little for the long, seven-mile walk, and that girls don't need school. Well, Virgie doesn't agree, and she's not gonna let anything stand in her way
My rows and piles of coins by Tololwa M Mollel( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,782 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 )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,561 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 )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous poem, taken from The collected poems of Langston Hughes (c1994), illustrated with watercolors
All different now : Juneteenth, the first day of freedom by Angela Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,396 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
Keeping the night watch by Hope Anita Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,300 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 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandmother tells the tale of Gullahs and their beautiful sweetgrass baskets that keep their African heritage alive
One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's most exciting African American illustrators, who have created pieces of art based on Nikki's original poems. Featuring art by: Cozbi A. Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Pat Cummings, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Ebony Glenn, Nikki Grimes, E.B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, Christopher Myers, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, Shadra Strickland, and Elizabeth Zunon. A foreword, an introduction to the history of the Harlem Renaissance, author's note, poet biographies, and index makes this not only a book to cherish, but a wonderful resource and reference as well"--
Faraway home by Jane Kurtz( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,177 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
The first step : how one girl put segregation on trial by Susan E Goodman( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,120 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
Preaching to the chickens : the story of young John Lewis by Jabari Asim( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis. John wants to be a preacher when he grows up a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action. But why wait? When John is put in charge of the family farm's flock of chickens, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, and they listen, content under his watchful care, riveted by the rhythm of his voice. Celebrating ingenuity and dreaming big, this inspirational story, featuring Jabari Asim's stirring prose and E.B. Lewis's stunning, light-filled impressionistic watercolor paintings, includes an author's note about John Lewis, who grew up to be a member of the Freedom Riders, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and demonstrator on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, and is now a Georgia congressman"--
Night boat to freedom by Margot Theis Raven( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,078 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 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lily Brown paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.00 for Coming on ... to 1.00 for Earl Bradl ...)

Coming on home soon
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
Alternative Names
E. B. Lewis American children's illustrator

E. B. Lewis artista estadounidense

E. B. Lewis artista estatunidenc

E. B. Lewis artista estauxunidense

E. B. Lewis artista statunitense

E. B. Lewis artiste américain

Lewis, E. B.

Lewis, E.B. 1956-

Lewis, E. B. (Earl B.)

Lewis, Earl

Lewis, Earl B.

Lewis, Earl B. 1956-

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إي. بي. لويس

루이스, E. B. 1956-

ルイス, E. B

English (170)

Chinese (10)

French (1)