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Johnson, Angela 1961-

Overview
Works: 133 works in 405 publications in 2 languages and 46,583 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Poetry  Young adult works  Picture books  Baseball stories 
Roles: Performer, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.J629, [FIC]
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Publications about Angela Johnson
Publications by Angela Johnson
Most widely held works by Angela Johnson
The first part last by Angela Johnson( Book )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 3,826 libraries worldwide
Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter
Heaven by Angela Johnson( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,133 libraries worldwide
At fourteen, Marley knows she has Momma's hands and Pops's love for ice cream, that her brother doesn't get on her nerves too much, and that Uncle Jack is a big mystery. But Marley doesn't know all she thinks she does, because she doesn't know the truth. And when the truth comes down with the rain one stormy summer afternoon, it changes everything. It turns Momma and Pops into liars. It makes her brother a stranger and Uncle Jack an even bigger mystery. All of a sudden, Marley doesn't know who she is anymore and can only turn to the family she no longer trusts to find out
Bird by Angela Johnson( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,654 libraries worldwide
Devastated by the loss of a second father, thirteen-year-old Bird follows her stepfather from Cleveland to Alabama in hopes of convincing him to come home, and along the way helps two boys cope with their difficulties
Toning the sweep by Angela Johnson( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 2,218 libraries worldwide
On a visit to her grandmother Ola, who is dying of cancer in her house in the desert, fourteen-year-old Emmie hears many stories about the past and her family history and comes to a better understanding of relatives both dead and living. The videotaping is Ola's idea--Ola, Emmie's grandma who lives in the California desert is dying of cancer. Emmie and her mother have come to "the dry" to pack up Ola's house and take her back to a hospital in Cleveland. As Emmie starts photographing Ola's friends, she learns about her family history and their heritage. As Ola is sped off to heaven, life below is revered and celebrated
When I am old with you by Angela Johnson( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 2,134 libraries worldwide
A child imagines being old with Grandaddy and joining him in such activities as playing cards all day, visiting the ocean, and eating bacon on the porch
Julius by Angela Johnson( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 1,886 libraries worldwide
Maya and Julius, the pig her grandfather brings her from Alaska, learn about fun and sharing together
Tell me a story, Mama by Angela Johnson( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
A young girl and her mother remember together all the girl's favorite stories about her mother's childhood
I dream of trains by Angela Johnson( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones
A cool moonlight by Angela Johnson( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Lila, born with xeroderma pigmentosum, a skin disease that make her sensitive to sunlight, makes secret plans to feel the sun's rays on her tenth birthday
The other side : Shorter poems by Angela Johnson( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems reminiscent of growing up as an African-American girl in Shorter, Alabama
One of three by Angela Johnson( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
A series of candid reflections by the youngest of three Afro-American sisters on her daily relationships with her older sisters and family
A sweet smell of roses by Angela Johnson( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement
Wind flyers by Angela Johnson( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A boy's love of flight takes him on a journey from the dusty dirt roads of Alabama to the war-torn skies of Europe. Introduces young readers to the contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II
Lily Brown's paintings by Angela Johnson( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
When Lily Brown paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day
Do like Kyla by Angela Johnson( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
A little girl imitates her big sister Kyla all day, until in the evening Kyla imitates her. Kyla is a loving big sister and an excellent role model for her younger sibling. Story about sisterly love and the special relationship that can exist between sisters
The leaving morning by Angela Johnson( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
On the leaving morning, a child watches for the moving men, has a cup of cocoa in the deli across the street, and leaves lip marks on the window of the apartment before departing for the new home
Just like Josh Gibson by Angela Johnson( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
A young girl's grandmother tells her of her love for baseball and the day they let her play in the game even though she was a girl
Sweet, hereafter by Angela Johnson( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
Sweet leaves her family and goes to live in a cabin in the woods with the quiet but understanding Curtis, to whom she feels intensely connected, just as he is called back to serve again in Iraq
The first part last by Angela Johnson( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 919 libraries worldwide
Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter
Looking for Red by Angela Johnson( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
A thirteen-year-old girl struggles to cope with the loss of her beloved older brother, who disappeared four months earlier off the coast of Cape Cod
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, A.
ジョンソン, アンジェラ
Languages
English (192)
Chinese (2)
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