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Colón, Raúl

Works: 87 works in 291 publications in 5 languages and 46,222 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biography  History  Biographies  Christmas stories  Tall tales  Stories without words  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Artist
Classifications: F334.S4, E
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Publications about Raúl Colón
Publications by Raúl Colón
Most widely held works about Raúl Colón
Most widely held works by Raúl Colón
Tomás and the library lady by Pat Mora( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,135 libraries worldwide
While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomás finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library
Child of the civil rights movement by Paula Young Shelton( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,541 libraries worldwide
Paula Young Shelton shares her memories of the civil rights movement and her involvement in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery
Doña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heart by Pat Mora( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,910 libraries worldwide
Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise
A band of angels : a story inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a slave forms a gospel singing group and goes on tour to raise money to save Fisk University
Draw! by Raúl Colón( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari
Any small goodness : a novel of the barrio by Tony Johnston( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,596 libraries worldwide
Arturo and his family and friends share all kinds of experiences living in the barrio of East Los Angeles--reclaiming their names, playing basketball, championing the school librarian, and even starting their own gang
My name is Gabito : the life of Gabriel García Márquez by Monica Brown( Book )
12 editions published in 2007 in English and Bengali and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
Sumario en español: Como un niño, Gabito tenía la capacidad de imaginar muchas cosas. Él vivió en una pequeña casa con una gran familia. Él llega a ser un escritor conocido como Gabriel García Márquez
My mama had a dancing heart by Libba Moore Gray( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
A ballet dancer recalls how she and her mother would welcome each season with a dance outdoors
Roberto Clemente : pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates by Jonah Winter( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
On an island called Puerto Rico a boy named Roberto Clemente dreamed of nothing but winning at baseball. With no money -- but plenty of determination -- Clemente practiced on muddy fields with a glove made from a coffee sack. Little League became minor league, which turned into winter league ... and, finally, he made it to the major leagues! With lightning speed, towering home runs, and grand slams, Clemente introduced himself to America. Spare, evocative language -- and magnificent illustrations -- tell the story of a great athlete and even greater man who rose through the ranks of baseball to become one of the most admired players of all time
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
"Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits"--
As good as anybody : Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's amazing march toward freedom by Richard Michelson( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
Overview: MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality. Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop to it. He became a minister like his daddy, and he preached and marched for his cause. Abraham grew up in a loving family many years earlier, in a Europe that did not welcome Jews. He found a new home in America, where he became a respected rabbi like his father, carrying a message of peace and acceptance. Here is the story of two icons for social justice, how they formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all
A weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
A reworking of Armenian folktales in which a lazy prince learns to read, write, and weave to win his love only to have these very talents later save him from a three-headed monster
Mightier than the sword : world folktales for strong boys by Jane Yolen( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from around the world which demonstrate the triumph of brains over brawn
Angela and the baby Jesus by Frank McCourt( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
At Christmastime, six-year-old Angela takes the baby Jesus from the cold church manger to her warm house in Limerick, Ireland. Based on a childhood story told by the author's mother
Sugar Cane : a Caribbean Rapunzel by Patricia Storace( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
A version of the folktale Rapunzel, set in the Caribbean
Don't forget, God bless our troops by Jill Biden( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Inspired by her own granddaughter Natalie, Vice President Joe Biden's wife, Jill, tells a story through a child's eyes of what family life is like when a parent is at war across the world. When her father leaves for a year of being at war, Natalie knows that she will miss him. Natalie is proud of her father, but there is nothing to stop her from wishing he was home. Some things do help her feel better. Natalie works with her Nana to send her dad and the other service men and women cookies and treats they have made. Natalie, her mom, and her brother can see and talk to Dad over the computer, and the kindness of friends at school and at church help her feel supported and loved. But there is nothing like the day when her Dad comes home at last
How to bake an American pie by Karma Wilson( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text and illustrations present a recipe for how to bake a pie from all the things that make America great
Annie and Helen by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
Describes the relationship between Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, and includes excerpts from letters written by Annie about her work with Helen
What is goodbye by Nikki Grimes( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
Alternating poems by a brother and sister convey their feelings about the death of their older brother and the impact it had on their family
Pandora by Robert Burleigh( Archival Material )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Although Pandora has a house, gardens, and numerous gifts, she is drawn to the room that holds a forbidden jar. Is her curiosity a gift or a curse?
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Alternative Names
Colón, Raúl
콜론, 라울
콜롱, 라울
コローン, ラウル
English (134)
Spanish (7)
Bengali (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
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