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Hill, Laban Carrick

Overview
Works: 44 works in 107 publications in 4 languages and 9,909 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Picture books  History  Fiction  Biographies  Young adult works  Choose-your-own stories  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NK4210.D247, B
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Most widely held works about Laban Carrick Hill
 
Most widely held works by Laban Carrick Hill
Dave the potter : artist, poet, slave by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Dave, a nineteenth-century slave, and a potter, who went on to become an influential poet and artist
Harlem stomp! : a cultural history of the Harlem Renaissance by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A whirlwind tour of the Harlem Renaissance era of the early 20th century
When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before there was hip hop, there was DJ Kool Herc. On a hot day at the end of summer in 1973 Cindy Campbell threw a back-to-school party at a park in the South Bronx. Her brother, Clive Campbell, spun the records. He had a new way of playing the music to make the breaks the musical interludes between verses longer for dancing. He called himself DJ Kool Herc and this is When the Beat Was Born. From his childhood in Jamaica to his youth in the Bronx, Laban Carrick Hill's book tells how Kool Herc came to be a DJ, how kids in gangs stopped fighting in order to breakdance, and how the music he invented went on to define a culture and transform the world
America dreaming : how youth changed America in the sixties by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses art, music, protest posters, and sixties lingo to show how young Americans played a role in the social movements of the 1960s
Watch out for room 13 by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader's decisions control the course of a story in which a kid at a new school discovers that all the other students are ghouls
The toy shop of terror by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader's decisions control the course of an adventure in which a new toy store opens up just before Christmas but the toys seem unsafe and the staff seems strange
The evil pen pal by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader makes choices that control the outcome of a visit from pen pal Billy, who is not the way he seemed in his letters
Welcome to horror hospital by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader must negotiate the way out of a decidedly creepy hospital by making choices that determine the plot of the story
Stampede! by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ypu must prove to the rest of the cowhands that you can work on a ranch too
Casa Azul : an encounter with Frida Kahlo by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, after traveling from their country village to Mexico City to find their mother, fourteen-year-old Maria and her younger brother Victor are befriended by the artist Frida Kahlo and the talking animals and household objects that inhabit her home
Half pipe rip-off by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt is suspected of having tagged his English teacher's classroom and house with graffiti at the same time that other kids have tagged his half pipe
Deep powder, deep trouble by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamil and his friends can't wait for the Hoke Valley Ski Resort Spring Festival, because this year Jamil's dad, the resort manager, has agreed to include snowboarding events. But when vandalism and rude boarder incidents at Hoke Valley make the local paper, the group must unmask the culprit or snowboarding will be banned from the slopes forever
Lost wake by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jamil and his friends are invited to a mystery weekend at a resort hotel, they soon find themselves involved in a real mystery-- someone has stolen the plans to a revolutionary new wakeboard
Clinton Street crime wave by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is stealing from the Fernandez's store and Phil Reiner's workshop. The Ghostwriters team wants to find out who
Dave the potter : artist, poet, slave by Laban Carrick Hill( Recording )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Dave, a nineteenth-century slave who went on to become an influential poet, artist, and potter
Crossed tracks by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nat is totally psyched for the Bear Claw Mountain Bike Race. She and her friends are competing in the race and helping to prepare the trails. But when they discover that someone is sabotaging Miners Road Trail, they find more adventure than they had bargained for
Spiked snow by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Winter X Games is going to rock- Kevin, Nat, Wall, and Jamil are all going! They can't wait to ride the slopes and watch the awesome competitions. Then strange things start to happen. At first the crew think it's a top snow mountain biker known for his practical jokes. Once they begin to investigate, though, Kevin is nearly buried in a man-made avalanche! There is definitely something sinister afoot- and it's up to the X-Crew to crack the case
Total white out by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nat and her friends try to solve a mystery involving the school snowboarding club
Rocked out : a Summer X Games special by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While volunteering at the Summer X Games in San Diego, Wall and Kevin become involved in mysterious happenings just as the sports competition heats up
Out of line by Laban Carrick Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin is hooked on a new discussion group on the Hoke Valley computer network, Extreme Sports Talk, but one kid in the discussion group is a little too extreme and thinks that any sports that are not extreme should be eliminated
 
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Harlem stomp! : a cultural history of the Harlem RenaissanceAmerica dreaming : how youth changed America in the sixtiesWatch out for room 13The toy shop of terrorThe evil pen palWelcome to horror hospitalStampede!Casa Azul : an encounter with Frida Kahlo