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Barbour, Karen

Overview
Works: 34 works in 94 publications in 4 languages and 11,457 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Children's films  Folklore  Animated films  Children's television programs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: E184.A1, E
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Publications about Karen Barbour
Publications by Karen Barbour
Most widely held works about Karen Barbour
 
Most widely held works by Karen Barbour
Let's talk about race by Julius Lester( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story."
Little Nino's pizzeria by Karen Barbour( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Tony likes to help his father at their small family restaurant, but everything changes when Little Nino's Pizzeria becomes a fancier place
Laughing out loud, I fly : poems in English and Spanish by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems in Spanish and English about childhood, place, and identity
Mr. Williams by Karen Barbour( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
The powerful and personal story of one American childhood, when Mr. Williams was a boy growing up in Arcadia, Louisiana, Calvin Coolidge was president, Martin Luther King Jr. had just been born, and children worked hard in the fields for most of the year. Many years later, Karen Barbour grew up hearing Mr. Williams tell stories about his childhood. In this beautiful book, she not only shares the memories he passed on to her but also creates stunning paintings to illustrate them. The story of Mr. J.W. Williams, lovingly told by his friend, evokes a specific time and place in American history in a way that is immediate, intimate, and relevant
Marvelous math : a book of poems by Lee Bennett Hopkins( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Presents such poems as "Math Makes Me Feel Safe," "Fractions," "Pythagoras," and "Time Passes," by such writers as Janet S. Wong, Lee Bennett Hopkins, and Ilo Orleans
Street music : city poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Fifteen poems explore the sights and sounds of life in a big city
I have an olive tree by Eve Bunting( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
After her grandfather's death, eight-year-old Sophia fulfills his last request and journeys to Greece with her mother to see the land where her roots are
You were loved before you were born by Eve Bunting( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
A mother shares with her child all the ways in which family members and friends were loving and welcoming before the child was even born
A sip of Aesop by Jane Yolen( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Retells, in verse, thirteen fables from the Greek slave, Aesop, including "The Hare and the Tortoise," "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," and "The Fox and the Stork."
Wonderful words : poems about reading, writing, speaking, and listening ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Contains poems about reading, writing, speaking, and listening
Fire! fire!, hurry! hurry! by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Captain Kelly and his fire fighters must delay their delicious dinner because they keep getting called to put out fires
African American poetry ( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of poems by African-American poets, including Lucille Clifton, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Elizabeth Alexander
The ancestors are singing by Tony Johnston( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems reflecting the culture, customs, daily life, and history of Mexico
Princess Scargo and the birthday pumpkin by Michael Hedges( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
To save the tribe from the effects of a devastating drought, Princess Scargo sacrifices her most precious possessions, the miniature fish that live in the beautiful carved pumpkin she received for her seventh birthday
When I dance : poems by James Berry( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
A collection of fifty-nine poems for young adults celebrating life in inner-city Britain and in the rural Caribbean
Princess Scargo and the birthday pumpkin by Eric Metaxas( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
To save the tribe from the effects of a devastating drought, Princess Scargo sacrifices her most precious possessions, the miniature fish that live in the beautiful carved pumpkin she received for her seventh birthday
Little Nino's Pizzeria by Karen Barbour( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Tony misses making pizza when his father opens a fancy new restaurant
The little red dog by Clyde Watson( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A lady caring for her dog which has the flu
Fire! fire! by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Captain Kelly and his fire fighters must delay their delicious dinner because they keep getting called to put out fires
"Little Nino's Pizzeria" / produced by Lancit Media Productions ( visu )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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