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Myers, Christopher

Overview
Works: 47 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 28,407 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Young adult works  Picture books  Blues poetry  Tall tales  Biographies  Stories in rhyme  Nonsense verse 
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 )
34 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 4,430 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 )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,676 libraries worldwide
A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem
Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird by Misty Copeland( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
American Ballet Theater 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
Black cat by Christopher Myers( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,867 libraries worldwide
A black cat wanders through the streets of a city
Autobiography of my dead brother by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
Jesse uses his sketchbook and comic strips to make sense of his home in Harlem and the loss of a close friendship
Looking like me by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,155 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 )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Reinterprets Lewis Carroll's famous poem about the dreaded Jabberwock
My pen by Christopher Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
An artist celebrates the many things he can do with a simple pen, and encourages the reader to do the same
Lies and other tall tales by Christopher Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
A compilation of tall tales collected by folklorist Zora Neale Hurston during her travels in the Gulf states during the 1930s
One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's most exciting African American illustrators, who have created pieces of art based on Nikki's original poems. Featuring art by: Cozbi A. Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Pat Cummings, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Ebony Glenn, Nikki Grimes, E.B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, Christopher Myers, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, Shadra Strickland, and Elizabeth Zunon. A foreword, an introduction to the history of the Harlem Renaissance, author's note, poet biographies, and index makes this not only a book to cherish, but a wonderful resource and reference as well"--
We are America : a tribute from the heart by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 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 592 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 567 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 524 libraries worldwide
A retelling of six stories from the Old Testament, which explore the complexity of love from the perspective of Ruth, Delilah, Reuben, Isaac, Gamiel, and Zillah
Love : selected poems by E. E Cummings( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 464 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 )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 462 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( visu )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the roots of jazz music
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Myers American artist and illustrator
Christopher Myers Amerikaans schrijver
Languages
English (112)
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