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Nelson, Kadir

Overview
Works: 98 works in 345 publications in 8 languages and 50,477 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Picture books  Historical fiction  Poetry  Western stories  Tall tales  Basketball stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Artist
Classifications: E444.T82, E
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Most widely held works about Kadir Nelson
 
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Henry's freedom box by Ellen Levine( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia
Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 3,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back south, never being caught, but none as profound as this first one
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball by Kadir Nelson( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 2,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Illustrations from oil paintings by artist Kadir Nelson
Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama
Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid
Ellington was not a street by Ntozake Shange( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to select African American men including Paul Robeson, William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) DuBois, Ray Barretto, Earlington Carl "Sonny Til" Tilghman, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, Dr. Kwane Nkrumah, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, Virgil "Honey Bear" Atkins, and the Clovers
Thunder Rose by Jerdine Nolen( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building fences, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado
Salt in his shoes : Michael Jordan in pursuit of a dream by Roslyn Jordan( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Michael Jordan, who is smaller than the other players, learns that determination and hard work are more important than size when playing the game of basketball
Please, baby, please by Spike Lee( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A toddler's antics keep her mother busy as she tries to feed her, watch her on the playground, give her a bath, and put her to bed
Just the two of us by Will Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the dignity, integrity, and honor of being a father
Abe's honest words : the life of Abraham Lincoln by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president
If you plant a seed by Kadir Nelson( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness
Dancing in the wings by Debbie Allen( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sassy tries out for a summer dance festival in Washington, D.C., despite the other girls' taunts that she is much too tall
He's got the whole world in his hands by Kadir Nelson( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America's best-known songs, and now for the first time it appears as a picture book, masterfully created by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson. Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, Kadir has created a dazzling, intimate interpretation, one that rejoices in the connectedness of people and nature. Inspired by the song's simple message, Kadir sought to capture the joy of living in and engaging with the world. Most importantly, he wished to portray the world as a child might see it-vast and beautiful
Coretta Scott by Ntozake Shange( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary union of poetry and monumental artwork captures the movement for civil rights in the United States, and honors it's most elegant inspiration, Coretta Scott. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
Please, puppy, please by Spike Lee( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two toddlers meet their match as they try to raise an adventurous puppy
A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis by Matt de la Peña( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent the country's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book centers around the historic fight in which Black and White America were able to put aside prejudice and came together to celebrate our nation's ideals. -- from Book Jacket
Baby Bear by Kadir Nelson( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Baby Bear tries to find his way home through the forest, he asks many different woodland creatures for help and finds that much of their advice is more comforting than helpful
The village that vanished by Ann Grifalconi( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In southeastern Africa, a young Yao girl and her mother find a way for their fellow villagers to escape approaching slave traders
Testing the ice : a true story about Jackie Robinson by Sharon Robinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Robinson's daughter shares memories of her father as a testament to his courage. From his baseball career and his legendary breaking of the color barrier in Major League Baseball, to afterwards, during his retirement from baseball, when he once tested the ice for her on pond at their Connecticut residence, even though he couldn't swim and was afraid of the water, she shows how he carried that same quality of quiet courage all through his life
 
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Henry's freedom box
Alternative Names
Kadir Nelson

Kadir Nelson American children's illustrator and writer

Kadir Nelson Amerikaans grafisch ontwerper

넬슨, 카디르 1974-

カディール・ネルソン

ネルソン, カディア

ネルソン, カディール

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Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedomWe are the ship : the story of Negro League baseballHeart and soul : the story of America and African AmericansEllington was not a streetThunder RoseSalt in his shoes : Michael Jordan in pursuit of a dreamPlease, baby, pleaseJust the two of us