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Bootman, Colin

Works: 31 works in 79 publications in 2 languages and 15,608 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Picture books  High interest-low vocabulary books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.U3257, [E]
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Publications about Colin Bootman
Publications by Colin Bootman
Most widely held works by Colin Bootman
Almost to freedom by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 2,123 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a young girl's dramatic escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad, from the perspective of her beloved rag doll
Dad, Jackie, and me by Myron Uhlberg( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
In Brooklyn, New York, in 1947, a boy learns about discrimination and tolerance as he and his deaf father share their enthusiasm over baseball and the Dodgers' first baseman, Jackie Robinson
In my momma's kitchen by Jerdine Nolen( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
A child describes the family events, like making apple butter and having relatives visit, that center around Momma's kitchen
A storm called Katrina by Myron Uhlberg( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
When flood waters submerge their New Orleans neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a young cornet player and his parents evacuate their home and struggle to survive and stay together
A picture book of Harriet Beecher Stowe by David A Adler( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Details the life and achievements of abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe whose book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, is said to have started the Civil War
Grandmama's pride by Becky Birtha( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
While on a trip in 1956 to visit her grandmother in the South, six-year-old Sarah Marie experiences segregation for the first time, but discovers that things have changed by the time she returns the following year
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by David A Adler( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his life, accomplishments in the civil rights movement, and his impact on American history
Papa's mark by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
After his son helps him learn to write his name, Samuel T. Blow goes to the courthouse in his Southern town to cast his ballot on the first election day ever on which African Americans were allowed to vote
The music in Derrick's heart by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Uncle Booker T., who makes magic by playing his harmonica music from his heart, spends the summer teaching Derrick how to play
The broken bike boy and the Queen of 33rd Street by Sharon Flake( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Queen, a spoiled and conceited African American girl who is disliked by most of her classmates, learns a lesson about friendship from an unlikely "knight in shining armor."
Finding Lincoln by Ann Malaspina( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
In segregated 1950s Alabama, Louis cannot use the public library to research a class assignment, but one of the librarians lets him in after hours and helps him find the book that he needs. Includes an author's note with historical information about library segregation in the South
Climbing Lincoln's steps : the African American journey by Suzanne Slade( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
"Climbing Lincoln's Steps" describes important moments of African- American history occurring at the Lincoln Memorial, including Dr. Martin Luther King's famous speech and a visit from the first African- American president and his family
The steel pan man of Harlem by Colin Bootman( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
A mysterious man appears in Harlem and promises to rid the city of its rats by playing the steel pan drum
Hey, Charleston! : the true story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band by Anne F Rockwell( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
"What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans? Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born. In 1891, Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins opened his orphanage in Charleston, South Carolina. He soon had hundreds of children and needed a way to support them. Jenkins asked townspeople to donate old band instruments - some of which had last played in the hands of Confederate soldiers in the Civil War. He found teachers to show the kids how to play. Soon the orphanage had a band. And what a band it was. The Jenkins Orphanage Band caused a sensation on the streets of Charleston. People called the band's style of music "rag" - a rhythm inspired by the African-American people who lived on the South Carolina and Georgia coast. The children performed as far away as Paris and London, and they earned enough money to support the orphanage that still exists today. They also helped launch the music we now know as jazz. Hey, Charleston! is the story of the kind man who gave America "some rag" and so much more."--Jacket flap
Don't say ain't by Irene Smalls( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
In 1957, a young girl is torn between life in the neighborhood she grew up in and fitting in at the school she now attends
Oh, no, Toto! by Katrin Tchana( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Little Toto loves to eat, and when he goes with his grandmother to the marketplace he eats everything in sight, leaving chaos in his wake. Includes a glossary of Cameroonian foods and a recipe for egussi soup
Seth and Samona by Joanne Hyppolite( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Two Haitian American children deal with the problems of friendship, family life, and growing up
Young Frederick Douglass : the slave who learned to read by Linda Walvoord( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Realizing that the ability to read and write could be a step to freedom, young Frederick requested that his mistress, Sophia Auld, teach him to read along with her own five-year-old son, and she did until she learned that it was illegal to teach a slave to read
Love twelve miles long by Glenda Armand( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
In 1820s Maryland, Frederick's mother, who is a slave on a different plantation, walks twelve miles each way for a nighttime visit with her son, during which she recounts what each mile of the journey represents. Based on the childhood of Frederick Douglass
Follow the leader by Vicki Winslow( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
In 1971 in a small North Carolina town, eleven-year-old Amanda must deal with being bussed to a newly integrated, formerly all-black school and being separated from her best friend, who has chosen a private school
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