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Tarpley, Natasha

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Works: 13 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 4,791 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Domestic fiction  Literature  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.T176, E
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Most widely held works by Natasha Tarpley
I love my hair! by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
A young African American girl describes the different, wonderful ways she can wear her hair
Bippity Bop barbershop by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
A story celebrating a young African-American boy's first trip to the barbershop
Testimony : young African-Americans on self-discovery and Black identity by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
In Testimony for the first time young African-Americans across the country express their own understandings of their generation's shared experiences - from racism in school to the politics of hair. One student considers the dynamics between Black men and women as he explores his own relationships; another writes of her decision to attend a women's college and the importance of women role models in her development. Others discuss the influence of Malcolm X and the impact of the Rodney King verdict on their lives. Through their compelling poetry and prose these student writers claim identities from fragmented lives, embrace themselves, and resurrect their spirits
Joe-Joe's first flight by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Forbidden to fly because of their color, Joe-Joe and the men who clean and repair airplanes in the 1920s are so discouraged that the moon cannot even shine, until Joe-Joe's determination lures the moon back. Includes a history of African American pilots
Princess Tiana and the royal ball by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
It's time for Tiana's first royal ball--and her first appearance as a princess. Her friend Charlotte has all kinds of advice on how to act. All Tiana has to do is figure out whether to listen
Destiny's gift by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Destiny's favorite place in the world is Mrs. Wade's bookstore, so when she finds out it may close she stirs the community to help out, then works on a special gift of her own to encourage Mrs. Wade
What I know is me : Black girls write about their world ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The Harlem charade by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Seventh-graders Jin, Alexandra, and Elvin come from very different backgrounds and circumstances, but they all live in Harlem, and when Elvin's grandfather is attacked they band together to find out who is responsible--and the search leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune, and into conflict with an ambitious politician who wants to turn Harlem into an historic amusement park
Girl in the mirror : three generations of Black women in motion by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Tarpley "traces her grandparents' move from Alabama to Chicago, her mother's relocation to Boston after her father's death, and her own trip to Africa and back. Tarpley emerges at the end reflected in the lives, struggles, and loves of those Black people who have traveled the road before her."--Jacket
The Harlem Charade by Natasha Tarpley( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
WATCHER. SHADOW. FUGITIVE.Harlem is home to all kinds of kids. Jin sees life passing her by from the window of her family's bodega. Alex wants to help the needy one shelter at a time, but he can't tell anyone who she really is. Elvin is living on Harlem's cold, lonely streets, surviving on his own after his grandfather was mysteriously attacked.When these three strangers join forces to find out what happened to Elvin's grandfather, their digging leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune--one that might save the neighborhood from development by an ambitious politician who wants to turn it into Harlem World, a ludicrous historic theme park. But if they don't find the paintings soon, nothing in their beloved neighborhood will ever be the same.In this remarkable tale of daring and danger, debut novelist Natasha Tarpley explores the way a community defines itself, the power of art to show truth, and what it really means to be home
Disney princess: Princess Tiana and the royal ball ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Selma takes the stage by Natasha Tarpley( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Middle school students Selma, Laci, and Maritza have been best friends since third grade when they discovered a mysterious fountain in a hidden courtyard at their school and started their own Greek goddesses club. But now, their friendship may be in jeopardy as accomplished violinist Selma begins to strike out on her own, getting involved with a boy and auditioning for a chance to travel to Europe with the Chicago Youth Symphony
 
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Natasha Tarpley author
Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia
Languages
English (41)
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