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Colón, Raúl

Overview
Works: 100 works in 315 publications in 3 languages and 47,997 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  Literature  Biographies  History  Christmas stories  Tall tales  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Artist
Classifications: F334.S4, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Raúl Colón
 
Most widely held works by Raúl Colón
Child of the civil rights movement by Paula Young Shelton( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,543 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
Tomás and the library lady by Pat Mora( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping his family in there work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local library
Doña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heart by Pat Mora( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,877 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
Draw! by Raúl Colón( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,599 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 name is Gabito : the life of Gabriel García Márquez by Monica Brown( Book )

14 editions published in 2007 in English and Bengali and held by 1,580 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
A band of angels : a story inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,576 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
Any small goodness : a novel of the barrio by Tony Johnston( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arturo and his family and friends share all kinds of experiences living in the barrio of East Los Angeles--reclaiming their names, playing basketball, championing the school librarian, and even starting their own gang
My mama had a dancing heart by Libba Moore Gray( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballet dancer recalls how she and her mother would welcome each season with a dance outdoors
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,310 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"--
Roberto Clemente : pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates by Jonah Winter( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,282 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
As good as anybody : Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's amazing march toward freedom by Richard Michelson( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,192 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
A weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,126 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
Angela and the baby Jesus by Frank McCourt( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Angela and the Baby Jesus, McCourt revisits his mother's childhood. Set in Limerick at the turn of the century, Angela and the Baby Jesus is the story of the Christmas when Angela was six and concerned about the baby Jesus on the altar of St. Joseph's Church near School House Lane where her family lived. The story is written in the voice in which Frank McCourt's told his internationally bestselling and award winning Angela's Ashes. The story is illustrated by Loren Long. Like Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales, it is for readers of all ages
Mightier than the sword : world folktales for strong boys by Jane Yolen( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from around the world which demonstrate the triumph of brains over brawn
Solving the puzzle under the sea : Marie Tharp maps the ocean floor by Robert Burleigh( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated biography shares the story of female scientist, Marie Tharp, a pioneering woman scientist and the first person to ever successfully map the ocean floor"--
Sugar Cane : a Caribbean Rapunzel by Patricia Storace( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A version of the folktale Rapunzel, set in the Caribbean
Annie and Helen by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,034 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
Don't forget, God bless our troops by Jill Biden( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,028 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
How to bake an American pie by Karma Wilson( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,006 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
What is goodbye by Nikki Grimes( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternating poems by a brother and sister convey their feelings about the death of their older brother and the impact it had on their family
 
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Child of the civil rights movement
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Tomás and the library ladyDoña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heartMy name is Gabito : the life of Gabriel García MárquezA band of angels : a story inspired by the Jubilee SingersAny small goodness : a novel of the barrioMy mama had a dancing heartRoberto Clemente : pride of the Pittsburgh PiratesAs good as anybody : Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's amazing march toward freedom
Alternative Names
Colón, Raúl

콜론, 라울

콜롱, 라울

コローン, ラウル

Languages
English (136)

Bengali (1)

Korean (1)