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Christie, R. Gregory 1971-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 153 publications in 2 languages and 34,466 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Picture books  Poetry  High interest-low vocabulary books  Pictorial works  Biography‡vPictorial works  Bibliography 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: F697.R44, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. Gregory Christie
Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography profiles the life of Bass Reeves, a former slave who was recruited as a deputy United States Marshal in the area that was to become Oklahoma
Only passing through : the story of Sojourner Truth by Anne F Rockwell( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Sojourner Truth, who was born into slavery, freed in 1827, and became famous for her courage, quick wit, and ready challenge as she campaigned for abolition and women's rights in New York and the Midwestern States
When Louis Armstrong taught me scat by Muriel Harris Weinstein( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After dancing to music on the radio before she goes to bed, a young girl learns how to sing scat when Louis Armstrong comes to her in a dream. Includes facts about Louis Armstrong and scat singing
Open the door to liberty! : a biography of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Anne F Rockwell( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how an African slave, Toussaint L'Ouverture, lead his fellow slaves of the island of St. Domingue (now Haiti) to revolt against the white plantation owners to gain their freedom and influence the course of world history
Jazz baby by Lisa Wheeler( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby and his family make some jazzy music
Brothers in hope : the story of the Lost Boys of Sudan by Mary Williams( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek thousands of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, then Kenya, and finally in the United States
Richard Wright and the library card by William Miller( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a scene from Wright's autobiography, Black boy, in which the seventeen-year-old African-American borrows a white man's library card and devours every book as a ticket to freedom
No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told by a banker that he should sell fried chicken rather than books, since "Negroes don't read", Lewis Michaux defies the odds to build Harlem's National Memorial African Bookstore, an intellectual center and gathering place from 1939 to 1975
The deaf musicians by Pete Seeger( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee, a jazz pianist, has to leave his band when he begins losing his hearing, but he meets a deaf saxophone player in a sign language class and together they form a snazzy new band
Yesterday I had the blues by Jeron Ashford Frame( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy ponders a variety of emotions and how different members of his family experience them, from his own blues to his father's grays and his grandmother's yellows
Roots and blues : a celebration by Arnold Adoff( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrical text explores how Blues have been part of everyday life throughout history, from its origins in the sounds of the earth, through slaves' voices singing of freedom, to today's greatest performers--and listeners
The champ : the story of Muhammad Ali by Tonya Bolden( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muhammad Ali is one of the world's best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From his unlikely beginnings as a skinny, young Cassius Clay learning to box at a local gym to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world at the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," where even the skies let loose with rain right after his victory, Ali has captivated the world. Tonya Bolden's careful research and elegant telling, paired with R. Gregory Christie's incredible paintings, make this a book that will inform and inspire readers of all ages
The palm of my heart : poetry by African American children( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems written by Afro-American children celebrating what it means to be Black
Make way for Dyamonde Daniel by Nikki Grimes( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spunky third-grader Dyamonde Daniel misses her old neighborhood, but when she befriends a boy named Free, another new student at school, she finally starts to feel at home
Dear Mr. Rosenwald by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Ovella rejoices as her community comes together to raise money and build a much-needed school in the 1920s, with matching funds from the president of Sears, Roebuck, and Company and support from Professor James of the Normal School
Love to Langston by Tony Medina( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of poems written from the point of view of the poet Langston Hughes, offering an overview of key events and themes in his life
Hot city by Barbara M Joosse( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimi and her little brother Joe escape from home and the city's summer heat to read and dream about princesses and dinosaurs in the cool, quiet library
It jes' happened : when Bill Traylor started to draw by Don Tate( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A biography of twentieth-century African American folk artist Bill Traylor, a former slave who at the age of eighty-five began to draw pictures based on his memories and observations of rural and urban life in Alabama. Includes an afterword, author's note, and sources"--Provided by publisher
Rich : a Dyamonde Daniel book by Nikki Grimes( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free is excited about a local poetry contest because of its cash prize, but when he and Dyamonde befriend a classmate who is homeless and living in a shelter, they rethink what it means to be rich or poor
Keep climbing, girls by Beah E Richards( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only way to make a bid for a girl's equality is to climb right up to the toppermost bough of the very tallest tree. The dynamic ode to girl power was written by noted Afro-American actor, poet, and playwright Beach E. Richards. First published in 1951, her poem is given new life in this edition that includes an introduction by LisaGay Hamilton and stunning illustrations by R. Gregory Christie. With its inspirational messsage, this book will empower children with the realization that "the path of life goes up and up/not down!"
 
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Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal
Alternative Names
Christie, Greg 1971-

Christie, Gregory

Christie, Gregory 1971-

Christie, R.

Christie, R. Gregory

Christie, Richard Gregory 1971-

クリスティー, グレゴリー

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Only passing through : the story of Sojourner TruthWhen Louis Armstrong taught me scatOpen the door to liberty! : a biography of Toussaint L'OuvertureJazz babyBrothers in hope : the story of the Lost Boys of SudanRichard Wright and the library cardThe deaf musiciansYesterday I had the blues