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Joyce Carol Thomas (1938–2016)

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29+ verk 1,483 medlemmar 120 recensioner

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Joyce Carol Thomas was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma in May 1938. She received a bachelor's degree in Spanish and a master's degree in education. She was a poet, playwright, and children's book author. Her first young-adult novel, Marked by Fire, was published in 1982 and won the National Book Award visa mer for children's fiction in 1983. Her other young adult novels include Bright Shadow and House of Light. Her illustrated poetry collections include The Blacker the Berry and Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea, both of which were honored by the Coretta Scott King Book Awards. In 1987, Marked by Fire was adapted into a gospel musical Abyssinia. She died from cirrhosis of the liver August 13, 2016 at the age of 78. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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Verk av Joyce Carol Thomas

I Have Heard of a Land (1998) 276 exemplar
The Blacker the Berry: Poems (2008) 210 exemplar
Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea (1993) 205 exemplar
Marked By Fire (1844) 84 exemplar
The Gospel Cinderella (2004) 74 exemplar
In the Land of Milk and Honey (1999) 73 exemplar
Hush Songs (2000) 62 exemplar
Shouting (2000) 52 exemplar
The Three Witches (2006) 48 exemplar
Gingerbread Days (1995) 36 exemplar
Joy! (2001) 22 exemplar
The Golden Pasture (1986) 21 exemplar
Journey (1988) 20 exemplar
When the Nightingale Sings (1992) 19 exemplar
Bright Shadow (1983) 15 exemplar
House of Light: A Novel (2001) 14 exemplar
Water Girl (1986) 11 exemplar
Angels Lullaby, The (2001) 5 exemplar
Blessing (1975) 2 exemplar
Healer (2007) 1 exemplar
Black Child (1981) 1 exemplar

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Necessary Noise: Stories About Our Families as They Really Are (2003) — Bidragsgivare — 82 exemplar
Honey, Hush! An Anthology of African American Women's Humor (1657) — Bidragsgivare — 77 exemplar
I Believe in Water: Twelve Brushes with Religion (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 47 exemplar
The Skull Talks Back and Other Haunting Tales (2004) — Adaptor — 26 exemplar

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Independent Reading Level: Preschool - 3rd Grade
Awards: NPR Best Book Of The Year (2012)
 
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vflore21 | 7 andra recensioner | Dec 5, 2023 |
Includes author’s and illustrator’s notes and African influence on contemporary historically black churches.
 
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VillageProject | 2 andra recensioner | Feb 7, 2023 |
It would be welcome if the actual cover of BLACK CHILD was available...very powerful
and evocative as are all the words and drawings inside.
 
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m.belljackson | Oct 7, 2022 |
Lovely poetry. Easy to read again and again and get different pictures in your mind. The last two were my favorites.
 
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BarbF410 | 8 andra recensioner | May 22, 2022 |

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Verk
29
Även av
5
Medlemmar
1,483
Popularitet
#17,316
Betyg
4.0
Recensioner
120
ISBN
78

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