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Johnson, Larry 1949-

Overview
Works: 39 works in 93 publications in 1 language and 14,548 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Humor  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.C458, FIC
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Publications about Larry Johnson
Publications by Larry Johnson
Most widely held works about Larry Johnson
 
Most widely held works by Larry Johnson
Soccer halfback by Matt Christopher( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,514 libraries worldwide
A young boy is pressured by his family to abandon his promising soccer career for football
The fox steals home by Matt Christopher( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,397 libraries worldwide
Already troubled by his parents' divorce, Bobby Canfield is further distressed when he learns that his father, who has coached him in running bases, intends to move away
Football fugitive by Matt Christopher( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Representing a pro football player whom his son admires brings a lawyer closer to his young son
The diamond champs by Matt Christopher( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
An aura of intrigue surrounds a baseball coach obsessed with the idea of turning a bunch of handpicked beginners into champions in one season
If you traveled on the underground railroad by Ellen Levine( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 919 libraries worldwide
Describes the underground railroad which helped slaves escape to freedom
The secret to freedom by Marcia K Vaughan( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Great Aunt Lucy tells a story of her days as a slave, when she and her brother, Albert, learned the quilt code to help direct other slaves and, eventually, Albert himself, to freedom in the North
Harriet Tubman--the road to freedom by Rae Bains( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
The biography of a slave whose flight to freedom was the first step in her becoming a "conductor" on the underground railroad
Knoxville, Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Describes the joys of summer spent with family in Knoxville: eating vegetables right from the garden, going to church picnics, and walking in the mountains
Granddaddy's gift by Margaree King Mitchell( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
When her grandfather registers to vote while living in segregated Mississippi, an Afro-American girl begins to understand why he insists that she attend school
Train by Charles A Temple( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Everyone along the way enjoys the sight and sound of the C & O train and its passengers rolling down the rail
Alec's primer by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A young slave's journey to freedom begins when a plantation owner's granddaughter teaches him how to read. Based on the childhood of Alec Turner (1845-1923) who escaped from slavery by joining the Union Army during the Civil War and later became a landowner in Vermont
Singing with Momma Lou by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Tamika uses photographs, school yearbooks, movie ticket stubs, and other mementos to try to restore the memory of her grandmother, who has Alzheimer's disease
When Jo Louis won the title by Belinda Rochelle( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Jo's grandfather helps her feel better about herself when he tells her the story about why she is named for the heavyweight boxing champion, Joe Louis
Daisy and the doll by Michael Medearis( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Daisy, an eight-year-old black girl living in rural Vermont in the 1890s, is given a black doll by her teacher and becomes uncomfortable that her skin is a different color from that of her classmates, until she finds the courage to speak from her heart
The submarine pitch by Matt Christopher( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
When he learns why his best friend taught him an unbeatable pitch instead of using it himself, Bernie learns a sad lesson about friendship
The deadly mandrake by Larry Callen( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
As the situation in the country town of Four Corners grows steadily worse, it becomes obvious that a deadly mandrake is growing somewhere in the vicinity casting an evil spell on the town. Sequel to Pinch
Jesse Owens by Mervyn D Kaufman( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read biography of the black athlete who won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics
Football jokes and riddles by Matt Christopher( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A collection of anecdotes, jokes, and riddles about the game of football
The pigeon with the tennis elbow by Matt Christopher( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Kevin O'Toole, playing in a tennis tournament, meets a talking pigeon who turns out to be his great uncle and gives him tennis tips
 
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