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Myers, Christopher

Overview
Works: 43 works in 154 publications in 2 languages and 27,076 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Young adult works  Picture books  Basketball stories  Graphic novels  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.M992, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Christopher Myers
Publications by Christopher Myers
Most widely held works by Christopher Myers
Monster by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and German and held by 4,320 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
Harlem : a poem by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,706 libraries worldwide
A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem
Jazz by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,063 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrates the roots of jazz music
Black cat by Christopher Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,907 libraries worldwide
A black cat wanders through the streets of a city
Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird by Misty Copeland( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice
Autobiography of my dead brother by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,537 libraries worldwide
Jesse uses his sketchbook and comic strips to make sense of his home in Harlem and the loss of a close friendship
Wings by Christopher Myers( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Ikarus Jackson, the new boy in school, is outcast because he has wings, but his resilient spirit inspires one girl to speak up for him
H.O.R.S.E. : a game of basketball and imagination by Christopher Myers( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
"Two friends try to outdo each other on the basketball court in an out-of-this-world game of H.O.R.S.E"--
Looking like me by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Reinterprets Lewis Carroll's famous poem about the dreaded Jabberwock
Lies and other tall tales by Christopher Myers( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
A compilation of tall tales collected by folklorist Zora Neale Hurston during her travels in the Gulf states during the 1930s
My pen by Christopher Myers( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
An artist celebrates the many things he can do with a simple pen, and encourages the reader to do the same
We are America : a tribute from the heart by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Examines the events and people that have shaped America, providing portraits of figures such as Chief Tecumseh, President Abraham Lincoln, and musician Jimi Hendrix, and featuring lyrical, free-verse poetic text
Shadow of the red moon by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
As the Fens attack his home in New City, fifteen-year-old Jon is sent into the Wilderness with other young Okalians to search for the Ancient City, but what he finds is something very different
Fly by Christopher Myers( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
On the roof of his building, lonely Jawanza meets a homeless man who teaches him how to make friends with the sparrows and pigeons up there
A time to love : stories from the Old Testament by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
A retelling of six stories from the Old Testament, which explore the complexities of love from the perspectives of Delilah, Ruth, Reuben, Isaac, Zillah, and Aser
Love : selected poems by E. E Cummings( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems exploring the aspects of love
Jake makes a world : Jacob Lawrence, a young artist in Harlem by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
"Jake Makes a World follows the creative adventures of the young Jacob Lawrence as he finds inspiration in the vibrant colors and characters of his community in Harlem. From his mother's apartment, where he is surrounded by brightly colored walls with intricate patterns; to the streets full of familiar and not-so-familiar faces, sounds, rhythms, and smells; to the art studio where he goes each day after school to transform his everyday world on an epic scale, Jake takes readers on an enchanting journey through the bustling sights and sounds of his neighborhood."--Provided by publisher
Jazz by Walter Dean Myers( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the roots of jazz
Turnip soup by Christopher Myers( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
George faces a troublesome Komodo dragon that has slithered into his family's root cellar and is eating all their vegetables
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Myers American artist and illustrator
Languages
English (115)
German (1)
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