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Fax, Elton C.

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Works: 81 works in 163 publications in 1 language and 10,225 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Folklore  Portraits  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: N6538.N5, B
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Dr. George Washington Carver, scientist by Shirley Graham Du Bois( Book )
16 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Negro scientist whose childhood love for plants led him into a botanical and agricultural career
Seventeen black artists by Elton C Fax( Book )
7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Coretta Scott King Winner 1972
Take a walk in their shoes by Glennette Tilley Turner( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Presents biographical sketches of fourteen notable blacks, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, and "Satchel" Paige, accompanied by brief skits in which readers can act out imagined scenes from their lives
Tales from the story hat by Verna Aardema( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
A collection of nine folk tales from Africa
Black artists of the new generation by Elton C Fax( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Trumpeter's tale : the story of young Louis Armstrong by Jeanette Eaton( Book )
2 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
A biography of jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong
Sitting Bull, champion of his people by Shannon Garst( Book )
8 editions published between 1946 and 1968 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
For years Sitting Bull was the powerful chief of the Sioux, but in the later years of his life he had to watch his once proud people submit to the will of the white man
Garvey : the story of a pioneer Black nationalist by Elton C Fax( Book )
4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Buffalo Bill by Shannon Garst( Book )
4 editions published between 1948 and 1974 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
A biography of the flamboyant Buffalo Bill, who at fourteen rode for the pony express, later became a famous scout for the cavalry, and finally became the dashing showman of the "Wild West Circus."
Contemporary Black leaders by Elton C Fax( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Through Black eyes; journeys of a Black artist to East Africa and Russia by Elton C Fax( Book )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Terrapin's pot of sense by Harold Courlander( Book )
2 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty-one African American folk tales
Melindy's medal by Georgene Faulkner( Book )
5 editions published between 1945 and 1970 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Melindy, who lives with her family in the Bethune Building of the Federal Housing Project for Negroes in Boston, grows up listening to the stories of the bravery of past African Americans and has a chance to demonstrate her own one day in school
Melindy's happy summer by Georgene Faulkner( Book )
5 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
A young Afro-American girl from Boston spends part of her summer on a farm in Maine
Paul Cuffee: America's first black captain by Johanna Johnston( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
The life of the eighteenth-century black sailing captain who, among other firsts, was the first to petition Massachusetts for the right of Negroes to vote
West Africa vignettes by Elton C Fax( Book )
7 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The seven wishes of Joanna Peabody by Genevieve Gray( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
A child who lives in a big-city slum surrounded by rats, winos, and poverty is granted seven wishes
The sky-god stories by Verna Aardema( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Taiwo and her twin by Letta Schatz( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The Na of Wa by Verna Aardema( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Elton Clay Fax
Fax, Elton Clay 1909-
Fėks, Elton
Languages
English (107)
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