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Steptoe, John 1950-1989

Overview
Works: 72 works in 277 publications in 6 languages and 22,757 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Fairy tales  Legends  Software 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.S8367, [E]
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Publications about John Steptoe
Publications by John Steptoe
Publications by John Steptoe, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Steptoe
Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale by John Steptoe( Book )
63 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,441 libraries worldwide
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife
The story of Jumping Mouse : a native American legend by John Steptoe( Book )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 3,361 libraries worldwide
The gifts of Magic Frog and his own hopeful and unselfish spirit bring Jumping Mouse finally to the Far-Off Land where no mouse goes hungry
Stevie by John Steptoe( Book )
20 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,038 libraries worldwide
Robert wishes Stevie, a house guest, would go away but when he does Robert realizes how much fun they had together
All the colors of the race : poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems written from the point of view of a child with a black mother and a white father
She come bringing me that little baby girl by Eloise Greenfield( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
A child's disappointment and jealousy over a new baby sister are dispelled as he becomes aware of the importance of his new role as a big brother
Baby says by John Steptoe( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
A baby and big brother figure out how to get along
Daddy is a monster ... sometimes by John Steptoe( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Bweela and Javaka relate the incidents that make Daddy a monster in their eyes
Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman by Birago Diop( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise
Mufaro's beautiful daughters [an African tale] by John Steptoe( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife
Creativity by John Steptoe( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Charles helps Hector, a student who has just moved from Puerto Rico, adjust to his new life
Train ride by John Steptoe( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
When his friends call his bluff, Charles must take them on the long train ride from Brooklyn to Times Square and find the way back again
Birthday by John Steptoe( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
A child whose parents left America to settle in Africa celebrates his eighth birthday with all the people of the community
OUTside INside Poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Poems reflect a child's thoughts inside and outside, describing what he sees and feels
All us come cross the water by Lucille Clifton( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
A little black boy tries to find out where his people are from
Uptown by John Steptoe( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Two little boys in Harlem speculate on what they will be when they grow up
Marcia by John Steptoe( Book )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
A fourteen-year-old black girl living in the city tries to answer some very tough questions about life
My special best words by John Steptoe( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
A little black girl describes her daily life with her younger brother, father, and baby sitter
Jeffrey Bear cleans up his act by John Steptoe( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
A bear who is bored with school gains a new appreciation of his teacher after he falls asleep and dreams that he is the teacher
Las bellas hijas de Mufaro [cuento popular africano] = Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale by John Steptoe( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife
Stevie by John Steptoe( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Robert wishes Stevie, a house guest, would go away, but when he does Robert realizes how much fun they had together
 
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Alternative Names
Steptoe, John L.
Languages
English (181)
Spanish (20)
Afrikaans (3)
Chinese (2)
Xhosa (1)
Zulu (1)
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