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Cooper, Floyd

Overview
Works: 121 works in 364 publications in 4 languages and 57,800 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Biography  Picture books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3570.H565, E
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Publications about Floyd Cooper
Publications by Floyd Cooper
Most widely held works about Floyd Cooper
 
Most widely held works by Floyd Cooper
Grandpa's face by Eloise Greenfield( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
Seeing her beloved grandfather making a mean face while he rehearses for one of his plays, Tamika becomes afraid that someday she will lose his love and he will make that mean face at her
The blacker the berry : poems by Joyce Carol Thomas( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
This work features twelve poems complimenting different shades of skin color and connecting those colors with similes and metaphors of foods -- mostly berries. The poems each convey, through the eyes of a child, the beauty of their own complexion and how their skin came to be that color
I have heard of a land by Joyce Carol Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,630 libraries worldwide
"Describes the joys and hardships experienced by an African-American pioneer woman who staked a claim for free land in the Oklahoma territory." -- Verso
Meet Danitra Brown by Nikki Grimes( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
In this collection of thirteen poems, the warm friendship of two unforgettable little girls, is portrayed
Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin A Ramsey( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Green Book."
Laura Charlotte by Kathryn Osebold Galbraith( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
A mother describes her love for a toy elephant she was given as a child, a gift she has now passed on to her daughter
Brown honey in broomwheat tea : poems by Joyce Carol Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 1,391 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems exploring the theme of African-American identity
Be good to Eddie Lee by Virginia M Fleming( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
Although Christy considered him a pest, when Eddie Lee, a boy with Down's Syndrome, follows her into the woods, he shares several special discoveries with her
Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Boston Weatherford( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday looks back on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse
Pass it on : African-American poetry for children ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,275 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poetry by such Afro-American poets as Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni, Eloise Greenfield, and Lucille Clifton
A dance like starlight : one ballerina's dream by Kristy Dempsey( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina
The girl who loved caterpillars : a twelfth-century tale from Japan by Jean Merrill( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of an anonymous twelfth-century Japanese story, the young woman Izumi resists social and family pressures as she befriends caterpillars and other socially unacceptable creatures
Bound for America : the forced migration of Africans to the New World by James Haskins( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
Discusses the European enslavement of Africans, including their capture, branding, conditions on slave ships, shipboard mutinies, and arrival in the Americas
Ma Dear's aprons by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
Young David Earl always knows what day of the week it is, because his mother, Ma Dear, has a different apron for every day except Sunday
Back of the bus by Aaron Reynolds( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
From the back of the bus, an African American child watches the arrest of Rosa Parks
Coming home : from the life of Langston Hughes by Floyd Cooper( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Floyd Cooper writes and illustrates this book about the childhood of Langston Hughes, the poet and author, who, in his search for a true family started writing and discovered where his true home really was
A beach tail by Karen Lynn Williams( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
When his father tells him not to leave the lion he is drawing on the beach, a little boy starts making a very, very long tail--and a trail to follow back
Mandela : from the life of the South African statesman by Floyd Cooper( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Introduces the readers to Mandela the schoolboy, the father, the rebel, and the leader
These hands by Margaret H Mason( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
An African American man tells his grandson about a time when, despite all the wonderful things his hands could do, they could not touch bread at the Wonder Bread factory. Based on stories of bakery union workers; includes historical note
 
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Alternative Names
쿠퍼, 플로이드 1956-
クーパー, フロイド
Languages
English (118)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (3)
Spanish (2)
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