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Dee, Ruby

Overview
Works: 67 works in 225 publications in 1 language and 11,389 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Folklore  Television adaptations  Poetry  Juvenile works  Television plays, American 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor, Narrator, Commentator, Author of screenplay, Proofreader, Speaker
Classifications: E444, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ruby Dee
Publications by Ruby Dee
Publications by Ruby Dee, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ruby Dee
 
Most widely held works by Ruby Dee
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
Presents narratives by more than forty former slaves, collected by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930's, and includes sixty photos
Two ways to count to ten : a Liberian folktale by Ruby Dee( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a traditional Liberian tale in which King Leopard invites all the animals to a spear-throwing contest whose winner will marry his daughter and succeed him as king
Roots of resistance a story of the underground railroad ( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
An introduction to Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston by Zora Neale Hurston( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 743 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God, a novel about an independent and articulate black woman named Janie Crawford who sets out to be her own person in the 1930s
Betty & Coretta ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Two extraordinary women-Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X-come to life in this Lifetime Movie Network movie. After their husbands' tragic assassinations, they developed a unique friendship spanning three decades as they carried on the Civil Rights movement while supporting their families as single mothers. Through their strength and dignity, they became role models for millions of women
Tower to heaven by Ruby Dee( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
When Yaa, who loves to talk while she works, hits the sky god one too many times with her pestle he disappears high up into the heavens and the villagers decide to build a tower to heaven to find him
My one good nerve by Ruby Dee( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Based on her one-woman show, this book offers a collection of "prose, poetry, and ... memory monologues" that tell of Ruby Dee's life
Baby geniuses ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Baby geniuses form a super commando rescue squad to squash the evil Dr. Kinder's plot to dominate the world
Every tongue got to confess by Zora Neale Hurston( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
The most extensive volume of African American folklore that Hurston left behind, this collection of nearly 500 folktales gathered in the late 1920s represents a major part of her literary legacy and a rich slice of African American life in the rural South
The member of the wedding a drama by Carson McCullers( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about Frankie, a motherless twelve-year old girl who sees a solution to her unhappiness in the approaching wedding of her elder brother
Roots of resistance the story of the Underground Railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
The poetry of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis read the poetry of Langston Hughes, poet-laureate of Harlem
The Second American revolution ( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Hosts Bill Moyers, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis examine the search of Blacks for racial equality in twentieth-century America. Includes archival film and still photographs of the great personalities and events of the freedom movement
Glowchild, and other poems ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
A collection of poetry on nature, passion, politics, hope, peace, freedom, and other topics, gathered primarily with the inner-city youth in mind
Life lit by some large vision : selected speeches and writings by Ossie Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
The ultimate gift to posterity from the incomparable actor, writer, and visionary Ossie Davis: a compilation of his stirring words that Americans will cherish for years to come
Zora is my name! ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of Zora Neale Hurston, who wrote of the folklore of the rural south
To be a slave by Julius Lester( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 1972 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 168 libraries worldwide
A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century
The Second American revolution ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Hosts Bill Moyers, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis examine the search of Blacks for racial equality in twentieth-century America. Includes archival film and still photographs of the great personalities and events of the freedom movement
Mules and men by Zora Neale Hurston( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Collection of black America's folk world, consisting of oral histories, sermons and songs dating back to the time of slavery
 
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Alternative Names
Wallace, Ruby Ann
Languages
English (127)
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