WorldCat Identities

Carson, Jo 1946-2011

Overview
Works: 41 works in 86 publications in 1 language and 5,318 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Illustrated works  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C2388, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jo Carson
You hold me and I'll hold you : story by Jo Carson( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a great-aunt dies, a young child finds comfort in being held and in holding, too
Stories I ain't told nobody yet : selections from the people pieces by Jo Carson( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-nine poems taken from the conversations of Appalachian people as they discuss neighbors, kin, work, relationships, and themselves
Pulling my leg : story by Jo Carson( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a joking uncle collects hammer, pliers, and screwdriver to help a child with her loose tooth, the tooth amazingly comes out by itself
The great shaking : an account of the earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 by Jo Carson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bear who was there describes three earthquakes in Missouri, in 1811 and 1812, and their aftermath
Liars, thieves and other sinners on the bench by Jo Carson( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human experience is varied and astonishing, notes Jo Carson, "and this is a taste." A uniquely American writer and performer, Carson has spent fifteen years working with peoples' stories in communities across the country, crafting more than thirty plays from the oral histories she has collected. In performance, these works have illuminated and invigorated the communities in which they were forged, as the people see themselves onstage in a new light. This book collects Carson's favorite excerpts from the playsstories that range from the homespun to the extraordinary and together creat
Teller tales : histories by Jo Carson( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daytrips by Jo Carson( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daytrips by Jo Carson( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the "waltz across Texas" and other stories by Jo Carson( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X-ray diagnosis positioning manual by Jo Carson( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arkansas special education law by Jo Carson( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawfully managing student records without violating privacy rights by Janet L Bledsoe( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Stories I ain't told nobody yet by Jo Carson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miami voices( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Southern storytellers discuss thoughts, feelings, and fears (1st work). An aural portrait of three Texans with different backgrounds (2nd work)
Special education laws made simple by Jo Carson( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Be careful what you get good at doin' 'cause you'll be doin' it for the rest of your life by Laura Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alive from Off Center( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Swamp gravy : the beauty of it all( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Million Words in 10-Volume Diary Tell Lucy Maud Montgomery's Own Tale, by J. Carson - Article in Globe and Mail, Oct. 3, 1974 by L.M. Montgomery Collection( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Spider speculations : a physics and biophysics of storytelling by Jo Carson( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo Carson lays bare her personal investigation into her own creative process after a spider bite on her back begins a series of lifealtering events. Spider Speculations applies cutting edge mindbody science, quantum physics and ancient shamanistic techniques to describe how stories work in our bodies and our lives, and what happens when real stories are used in a public way. Carson, whose ability to capture the spoken word hallmarks her communitybased work, sets down this story in her own distinctive voice, interspersing the journey with examples of her performance work. This truly original Am
 
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You hold me and I'll hold you : story
Alternative Names
جو کارسون

Languages
English (74)

Covers
Stories I ain't told nobody yet : selections from the people piecesPulling my leg : storyThe great shaking : an account of the earthquakes of 1811 and 1812Liars, thieves and other sinners on the benchTeller tales : historiesSpider speculations : a physics and biophysics of storytelling