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James, Peter Francis

Overview
Works: 24 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 5,417 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Young adult works  Biography  Film adaptations  Science fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor
Classifications: PS3561.E3865, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Peter Francis James
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story is set in Nigeria. Okonkwo is a hard working farmer and a strict father. Banished for several years due to an accidental killing, he returns to his home to find the British government replacing tribal customs
Simple justice ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Docudrama recounts the remarkable legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Monster by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation by M. T Anderson ( )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Octavian Nothing is raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. He and his mother are the only people in their household assigned names. Young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies, only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing [traitor to the nation] by M. T Anderson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Octavian Nothing is raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. He and his mother are the only people in their household assigned names. Young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies, only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments
The contender by Robert Lipsyte ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Harlem high school dropout escapes from a gang of punks into a boxing gym, where he learns that being a contender is hard and often discouraging work, but that you don't know anything until you try
Conversations with myself by Nelson Mandela ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rising from political prisoner to the presidency of post-apartheid South Africa, Nelson Mandela is often a subject of inspiration. Here, with decades of preparation, Mandela offers insight on his long imprisonment, his years as president, and beyond. Part biography, part philosophy, Conversations with myself gives listeners an opportunity to delve into the mind and soul of one of history's most endearing leaders
Stories all-new tales ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A groundbreaking anthology that includes outstanding tales by Joe Hill, Lawrence Block, Carolyn Parkhurst, Joanne Harris, Richard Adams, Jeffery Deaver, and Neil Gaiman
Thrill! by Jackie Collins ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lara Ivory is a beautiful movie star with the world at her feet. Her ex-husband is a successful film director married to Nikki. On the surface all appear to be three great friends. When Lara stars in Niki's film Revenge there starts a bitter struggle for control of Lara's life. Along comes Joey Lorenzo, a hansome actor with a mysterious past
Junebug by Alice Mead ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inquisitive young boy who lives with his mother and younger sister in a rough housing project in New Haven, Connecticut, approaches his tenth birthday with a mixture of anticipation and worry
The moves make the man by Bruce Brooks ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black boy and an emotionally troubled white boy in North Carolina form a precarious friendship
The planet of Junior Brown by Virginia Hamilton ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Already a leader in New York's underground world of homeless children, Buddy Clark takes on the responsibility of protecting the overweight, emotionally disturbed friend with whom he has been playing hooky from eighth grade all semester
Darnell Rock reporting by Walter Dean Myers ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Darnell's twin sister and the other members of the Corner Crew have doubts about his work on the school newspaper, but the article he writes about a homeless man changes his attitude about school
Kick by Walter Dean Myers ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told in their separate voices, thirteen-year-old soccer star Kevin and police sergeant Brown, who knew his father, try to keep Kevin out of juvenile hall after he is arrested on very serious charges
Cast of shadows by Kevin Guilfoile ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A grieving father accidentally obtains the DNA of his daughter's murderer and clones him in order to find her killer
The Pox party by M. T Anderson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing [traitor to the nation] by M. T Anderson ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Octavian Nothing is raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. He and his mother are the only people in their household assigned names. Young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies, only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The American experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling against segregated schools. At Howard University, Professor Charles Hamilton Houston trains a cadre of African-American lawyers to fight the legal basis for segregation, the 1896 ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson. One of his students, Thurgood Marshall, after a series of court cases, finally succeeds in overturning Plessy v. Ferguson. This is the Supreme Court ruling of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, which stated that public schools can no longer be segregated
Monster by Walter Dean Myers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
 
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