WorldCat Identities

Steptoe, Javaka 1971-

Overview
Works: 20 works in 67 publications in 1 language and 12,756 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Pictorial works  Biography‡vPictorial works  Biography  Young adult works  Stories in rhyme  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator
Classifications: PS591.N4, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Javaka Steptoe
 
Most widely held works by Javaka Steptoe
In daddy's arms I am tall : African Americans celebrating fathers by Javaka Steptoe( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collections of poems celebrating African-American fathers
Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message that art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful
Jimi : sounds like a rainbow : a story of the young Jimi Hendrix by Gary Golio( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he became one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Jimi Hendrix was a boy who loved to paint and listen to records, and who asked himself an unusual question: could someone paint pictures with sound?
All of the above : a novel by Shelley Pearsall( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five urban middle school students, their teacher, and other community members relate how a school project to build the world's largest tetrahedron affects the lives of everyone involved
Hot day on Abbott Avenue by Karen English( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having a fight, two friends spend the day ignoring each other, until the lure of a game of jump rope helps them to forget about being mad
Do you know what I'll do? by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl delights her brother with a series of promises about all the wonderful things she'll do to make him happy as they both grow up
A pocketful of poems by Nikki Grimes( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and haiku verses provides glimpses of life in the city
What's special about me, Mama? by Kristina Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rhythmically-written conversation between parent and child, Mama lists her son's many good traits--from physical attributes to behavior--and though he dismisses each quality as just a little thing, Mama explains that there is nothing little about love
Amiri and Odette : a dance for two by Walter Dean Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a modern, urban retelling in verse of the ballet in which brave Amiri falls in love with beautiful Odette and fights evil Big Red for her on the streets of the Swan Lake Projects
Rain play by Cynthia Cotten( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most people leave the park when rain begins to fall, while others enjoy the sights, sounds, and feel of the cool water--until thunder and lightening come near
The Jones family express by Javaka Steptoe( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven tries to find just the right present for Aunt Carolyn in time for the annual block party
In Daddy's arms I am tall : [African Americans celebrating fathers] by Javaka Steptoe( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems celebrating African-American fathers by Angela Johnson, E. Ethelbert Miller, Carole Boston Weatherford, and others
Amiri & Odette : a love story by Walter Dean Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a modern, urban retelling in verse of the ballet in which brave Amiri falls in love with beautiful Odette and fights evil Big Red for her on the streets of the Swan Lake Projects
Sweet, sweet baby!( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soft cloth round book with mirror and tabs that make sounds
Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the 2017 Randolph Caldecott MedalWinner of the 2017 Coretta Scott King Illustrator AwardAn IndieBound BestsellerSomewhere in Brooklyn, a little boy dreams of being a famous artist, not knowing that one day he would make himself a king.Jean-Michael Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message that art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful
Second and Third Grade LitKit :( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

LitKits will help enhance and accelerate a child's acquisition and mastery of reading and writing skills. For children in Second through Third Grade. These kits were funded by a grant from the Texas Book Festival
In my daddy's arms I am tall: African Americans celebrating fathers( Book )

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

In Daddy's arms I am tall [African Americans celebrating fathers]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of poems celebrating African-American fathers
 
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Jimi : sounds like a rainbow : a story of the young Jimi HendrixAll of the above : a novelHot day on Abbott AvenueDo you know what I'll do?A pocketful of poemsWhat's special about me, Mama?Amiri and Odette : a dance for twoRain play