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Mathis, Sharon Bell

Overview
Works: 22 works in 97 publications in 6 languages and 9,027 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M4284, [FIC]
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Publications about Sharon Bell Mathis
Publications by Sharon Bell Mathis
Most widely held works by Sharon Bell Mathis
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 3,446 libraries worldwide
Michael's love for his one-hundred-year-old great-great-aunt, who lives with his family, leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all of Aunt Dew's old things
Teacup full of roses by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
Joe's decision to leave home is prompted by despair over his mother's blindness to his younger brother's talents and his older brother's drug addiction
Ray Charles by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
As a young boy he fell in love with music, and as a man, the world fell in love with his music. Ray Charles and his soulful, passionate rhythms and melodies have been embraced around the world for decades. Now, in this beautiful new edition of an award-winning biography, readers can follow Charles from his boyhood, when he lost his sight and learned to read and write music in Braille, until the age of 40, when he had become a world-renowned jazz and blues musician packing auditoriums and stadiums
Sidewalk story by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
When her best friend's family is evicted from their apartment, a nine-year-old girl decides to do something about the situation
Listen for the fig tree by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
In spite of her blindness and an alcoholic mother, Muffin, with the help of a kind neighbor, celebrates Kwanza and is able to face the future. A sixteen-year-old girl's first celebration of Kwanza gives her a sense of the past and strength to deal with her troubled mother and her own blindness
Red dog, blue fly : football poems by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems about being on the school football team, from the first kickoff to the championship banquet
Running girl : the diary of Ebonee Rose by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
In her diary Ebonee Rose records her passion for running, her desire to be like the great African American women athletes who have come before her, and her preparations for the All-City Meet
The hundred penny box by Sharon Bell Mathis( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Michael's love for his great-great-aunt who lives with them leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all her old things
La scatola dei cento penny by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Italian and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Brooklyn story by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The daughter is hopeful, the son skeptical, when their mother returns home after years of absence
Cartwheels by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Zettie hates the tiny basement apartment she and her mom have in Brooklyn. Then her mom asks Fawn and her mother to move in! There's a gymnastics contest at the Rec. Center and first prize is $50, enough to get back home to South Carolina, but can she win the prize?
The hundred penny box ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Michael's great-great aunt can pick out any penny from her box, look at the year on the penny and tell story after story about that year. When Michael's mother wants to throw the box away, Michael protests because he knows how much it means to Aunt Dew
Teacup full of roses by Sharon Bell Mathis( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Joe's decision to leave home is prompted by despair over his Mother's blindness to his younger brother's talents and his older brother's drug addiction
Draussen auf der Strasse Lilly Etta u.d. andere Familie by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The hundred penny box ( visu )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship of a young boy with his 100 year-old great aunt, and their conflict with his burdened mother. From the book by Sharon Bell Mathis
Lyt efter figentræet by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
En tekop fuld af roser by Sharon Bell Mathis( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Teacup full of roses by Sharon Bell Mathis( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Joe's decision to leave home is prompted by despair over his mother's blindness to his younger brother's talents and his older brother's drug addiction"--Container
Sharon Mathis collection by Sharon Bell Mathis( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Materials include book illustrations, personal biography, and correspondence
Obaachan no tanjōbibako ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bell Mathis, Sharon 1937-
Bell, Sharon 1937-
マティス, シャロン・ベル
Languages
English (87)
German (2)
Danish (2)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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