Bild på författaren.

Jewell Parker Rhodes

Författare till Ghost Boys

21+ verk 5,204 medlemmar 380 recensioner 1 favoritmärkta

Om författaren

Jewell Parker Rhodes is an award-winning author. Her books include Voodoo Dreams, Magic City, Douglass' Women, Season, Moon, Hurricane, and the children's book, Ninth Ward. She is also the author of the writing guides Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors and The African American visa mer Guide to Writing and Publishing Nonfiction. Her work has been published in Germany, Italy, Canada, Turkey, and the United Kingdom and reproduced in audio and for NPR's "Selected Shorts." Rhodes honors include: the American Book Award, the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Award for Literary Excellence, the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Outstanding Writing, and two Arizona Book Awards. Rhodes is the Virginia G. Piper Chair in Creative Writing and Artistic Director of Piper Global Engagement at Arizona State University. (Bowker Author Biography) Jewell Parker Rhodes is a professor of creative writing and American literature at Arizona State University. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. visa färre
Foto taget av: By Avery Jensen - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=72641778

Serier

Verk av Jewell Parker Rhodes

Ghost Boys (2018) 1,085 exemplar
Ninth Ward (2010) 1,025 exemplar
Towers Falling (2016) 756 exemplar
Sugar (2013) 738 exemplar
Black Brother, Black Brother (2020) 373 exemplar
Bayou Magic (2015) 300 exemplar
Douglass' Women : A Novel (2002) 151 exemplar
Voodoo Season (2005) 110 exemplar
Paradise on Fire (2021) 95 exemplar
Magic City (1997) 86 exemplar
Yellow Moon: A Novel (2008) 68 exemplar
Hurricane: A Novel (2011) 31 exemplar

Associerade verk

Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing (2002) — Bidragsgivare — 125 exemplar
The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection (2018) — Bidragsgivare — 96 exemplar
Proverbs for the People: Contemporary African-American Fiction (2003) — Förord, vissa utgåvor36 exemplar
Love Can Be: A Literary Collection about Our Animals (2018) — Bidragsgivare — 7 exemplar

Taggad

Allmänna fakta

Medlemmar

Recensioner

Read this book for a class, and I could talk for an hour or more about this book and all it has to say. It made me feel so many feelings and it's definitely a heavy one that doesn't tread lightly and isn't afraid to discuss heavy-hitting topics.
 
Flaggad
NovaQueen27 | 67 andra recensioner | Jan 11, 2024 |
I really got into this story, probably because I didn't know very much about the experience of being in the Ninth Ward during Hurricane Katrina. I was fascinated by the timeline--the area flooded slowly in the days after the hurricane hit, and then people were stranded for days with no rescue. My colleagues have criticized the ending for being too vague because the story doesn't come to a satisfying conclusion (we're left wondering what is going to happen to Lanesha). But I thought it was still a very powerful little book that kept me totally enthralled. Beautifully written, with wonderful characters and a bit of a history lesson.… (mer)
 
Flaggad
LibrarianDest | 56 andra recensioner | Jan 3, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level - 4th and 5th Grades
Awards-
 
Flaggad
aedrawdy | 31 andra recensioner | Dec 7, 2023 |
Independent Reading Level: 4-6 grades

Awards: Golden Sower Award Nominee.
Louisiana Young Readers Choice List.
Nerdies: Middle-Grade Fiction Winner.
 
Flaggad
RChilds00 | 31 andra recensioner | Dec 6, 2023 |

Listor

Priser

Du skulle kanske också gilla

Associerade författare

Statistik

Verk
21
Även av
5
Medlemmar
5,204
Popularitet
#4,786
Betyg
4.1
Recensioner
380
ISBN
203
Språk
3
Favoritmärkt
1

Tabeller & diagram