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Zephaniah, Benjamin

Overview
Works: 119 works in 319 publications in 3 languages and 6,394 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Young adult works  Pictorial works  History  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Performer, Narrator, Singer, Composer, Lyricist, Compiler, Editor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PZ7.Z426, [FIC]
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Publications about Benjamin Zephaniah
Publications by Benjamin Zephaniah
Most widely held works by Benjamin Zephaniah
Face by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 803 libraries worldwide
A teenage boy's face is disfigured in an automobile accident, and he must learn to deal with the changes in his life
Refugee boy by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Alem Kelo adjusts to life as a foster child seeking asylum in London, while his Eritrean mother and Ethiopian father work for peace between their homelands in Africa
Gangsta rap by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Danish and held by 669 libraries worldwide
When teenage Ray and his two friends, Prem and Tyronne, form a successful rap band in the London's East End where they live, they soon find themselves embroiled in increasingly violent gang warfare
J is for Jamaica by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
An alphabetical introduction to the island. From ackee, Blue Mountain, and cricket to ugli fruit, veranda, and waterlilies, readers learn of some of Jamaica's flora, fauna, and familiar sights
Too black, too strong by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Too Black, Too Strong is Benjamin Zephaniah's latest collection from Bloodaxe, addressing the struggles of black Britain more forcefully than all his previous books. It includes poems written while working with Michael Mansfield QC and other Tooks barristers on the Stephen Lawrence case and other high profile political trials. Zephaniah is a poet who won't stay silent, who doesn't pull any punches, writing out of a sense of urgency and a commitment to social justice
The power of speech ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
"If the words and delivery are powerful, they echo down the centuries." - Maya Angelou. The spoken word has been used with immense power throughout history for good and evil, as this examination of the effectiveness of oratory makes clear. Examples of effective oratory include speeches by 14th-century tax protester John Ball, 19th-century slave Sojourner Truth, and 20th-century preacher Martin Luther King, Jr. Each speaker's technique is analyzed within the context of delivery, why the speech is being delivered, and to whom
Propa propaganda by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Zephaniah is an oral poet, novelist, playwright, children's writer and reggae artist. Born in 1958 in Birmingham, he grew up in Jamaica and in Handsworth, where he was sent to an approvedschool for being uncontrollable, rebellious and 'a born failure', endingup in jail for burglary. After prison he turned from crime to music andpoetry. In 1989 he was nominated for Oxford Professor of Poetry, and has since received honorary doctorates from several Englishuniversities, but famously refused to accept a nomination for an OBEin 2003. He has appeared in a number of television programmes, incl
City psalms by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Zephaniah is an oral poet, novelist, playwright, children's writer and reggae artist. Born in 1958 in Birmingham, he grew up in Jamaica and in Handsworth, where he was sent to an approved school for being uncontrollable, rebellious and 'a born failure', ending up in jail for burglary. After prison he turned from crime to music and poetry. In 1989 he was nominated for Oxford Professor of Poetry, and has since received honorary doctorates from several English universities, but famously refused to accept a nomination for an OBE in 2003. He has appeared in a number of television programm
Talking turkeys by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Teacher's dead by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Jackson watches as a teacher is murdered in front of the school by two of his students. He was a good man. People liked him. So how could this happen? Jackson is determined to investigate the case until he understands
Funky chickens by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
We are Britain! by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 libraries worldwide
When I grow up by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Maggie is a space scientist! Then there's Michelle the vet, Ness the pilot and Bubblz the mathematical clown... Add a famous book illustrator, a lollipop man, a forest keeper, an architect, a village shopkeeper, an international fashion designer, a zoologist, a farmer and a well-known human rights lawyer- and you have a fantastic range of jobs for the 21st century
Wicked world! by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
School's out : poems not for school by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Collaborations by Sinéad O'Connor( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The little book of vegan poems : explicit vegan lyrics by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The Bloomsbury book of love poems ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
The dread affair : collected poems by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Inna Liverpool by Benjamin Zephaniah( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Zephaniah, Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal.
ゼファニア, ベンジャミン
Languages
English (156)
Danish (3)
Spanish (1)
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