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Johnson, Sisi Aisha

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Works: 60 works in 225 publications in 1 language and 10,182 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  History  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Dystopian fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.W6713, [FIC]
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Publications about Sisi Aisha Johnson
Publications by Sisi Aisha Johnson
Most widely held works by Sisi Aisha Johnson
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp
Sister, sister by Eric Jerome Dickey( file )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Three beautiful young women look for the good life in the bright lights of L.A
Hush by Jacqueline Woodson( file )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Toswiah finds her life changed when her family enters the witness protection program
A red polka dot in a world full of plaid by Varian Johnson( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
When she learns that her mother lied and her father is still alive, sarcastic, witty, eighteen-year-old Maxine sets off with her best friend on a cross-country quest to meet him
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes( file )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
In New Orleans' Ninth Ward, twelve-year-old Lanesha, who can see spirits, and her adopted grandmother have no choice but to stay and weather the storm as Hurricane Katrina bears down upon them
The skin I'm in by Sharon Flake( file )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher with a birthmark on her face and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like
Hip-hop high school by Alan Lawrence Sitomer( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Follows an African-American teenager through four years at her inner-city high school
Parable of the talents by Octavia E Butler( file )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Environmental devastation and economic chaos have turned America into a land of depravity. Taking advantage of the situation, a zealous bigot wins his way into the White House. Lauren Olamina leads a new faith group directly opposed to the new government. This is the story of the group's struggle to preserve its vision
All I want is everything by Daaimah S Poole( file )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Kendra Michelle Thomas boasts pipes that bring tears to the eyes, but a musical career seems a million miles away when your family life is in tatters. With an absentee father, alcoholic mother, and a trip to foster care, Kendra might have given up on her dreams--but there's a spark inside her that just won't die
Out of my mind by Sharon M Draper( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time
The sacrifice : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
When a fourteen-year-old girl is the alleged victim of a terrible act of racial violence, the incident shocks and galvanizes her community, exacerbating the racial tension that has been simmering in this New Jersey town for decades
Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Frannie doesn't know what to make of the poem she's reading in school. She hasn't thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. Each day, her friend Samantha seems a bit more "holy." There is a new boy in class everyone is calling the Jesus Boy. And although the new boy looks like a white kid, he says he's not white. Who is he? During a winter full of surprises, good and bad, Frannie starts seeing a lot of things in a new light -- her brother Sean's deafness, her mother's fear, the class bully's anger, her best friend's faith and her own desire for "the thing with feathers." Newbery Honor-winning author Jacqueline Woodson once again takes listeners on a journey into a young girl's heart and reveals the pain and the joy of learning to look beneath the surface
P.S., Be eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s
Gone crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible
Romiette and Julio by Sharon M Draper( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Romiette, an African-American girl, and Julio, a Hispanic boy, discover that they attend the same high school after falling in love on the Internet, but are harrassed by a gang whose members object to their interracial dating
The blossoming universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family
The way we fall by Megan Crewe( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old old Kaelyn challenges her fears, finds a second chance at love, and fights to keep her family and friends safe as a deadly new virus devastates her island community
The chicken-chasing queen of Lamar County by Janice N Harrington( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
A young farm girl tries to catch her favorite chicken, until she learns something about the hen that makes her change her ways
Flyy girl by Omar Tyree( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Growing up in the free-wheeling 1980s, Tracy Ellison is a smart, sassy, and sexy teenager who uses her good looks to get any boy she wants. Loving and leaving one man after another, Tracy recklessly satisfies her sexual appetites for several years. But as she approaches womanhood, she learns tough lessons that force her to take a closer look at her carefree lifestyle
Precious and the Boo Hag by Pat McKissack( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Home alone with a stomachache while the family works in the fields, a young girl faces up to the horrifying Boo Hag that her brother warned her about
 
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