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Follows the childhood of the eminent jazz musician, from his Jewish immigrant father's dream of making a better life for his children, to Goodman's discovery of his musical talents, to his rise to fame.
By Jeanette Winter (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Hardcover:

9780786804627 | Hyperion, July 1, 2000, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A chronicle of the great jazz musician's life explains how his extraordinary musical ability was originally encouraged by his immigrant father.

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9780786824045 | Hyperion, July 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A chronicle of the great jazz musician's life explains how his extraordinary musical ability was originally encouraged by his immigrant father.

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Identifies the tragedies and suffering that Frida Kahlo overcame throughout her life by using her skill as an artist to express her pain and depression--and eventually, her joys and triumphs.

Hardcover:

9780439373081 | Arthur a Levine, February 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Identifies the tragedies and suffering that Frida Kahlo overcame throughout her life by using her skill as an artist to express her pain and depression--and eventually, her joys and triumphs.

Paperback:

9780590203210 | Arthur a Levine, February 1, 2002, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: Identifies the tragedies and suffering that Frida Kahlo overcame throughout her life by using her skill as an artist to express her pain and depression--and eventually, her joys and triumphs.
9780439331180 | Italian edition edition (Arthur a Levine, February 1, 2002), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Identifies the tragedies and suffering that Frida Kahlo overcame throughout her life by using her skill as an artist to express her pain and depression--and eventually, her joys and triumphs.

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9780590203203 | Arthur a Levine, February 1, 2002, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Identifies the tragedies and suffering that Frida Kahlo overcame throughout her life by using her skill as an artist to express her pain and depression--and eventually, her joys and triumphs.

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9780613494298 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Identifies the tragedies and suffering that Frida Kahlo overcame throughout her life by using her skill as an artist to express her pain and depression--and eventually, her joys and triumphs.

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Presents profiles of fourteen Latino baseball players who, from 1900 through the 1960s, were pioneers of the sport in their home countries and the United States.
By Bruce Markusen Rodriguez (introduced by) and Jonah Winter

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9781584300366, titled "Beisbol!: Pioneros Y Leyendas Del Beisbol Latino" | Lee & Low Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Presents profiles of fourteen Latino baseball players who, from 1900 through the 1960s, were pioneers of the sport in their home countries and the United States.

School and Library:

9781584300359 | Lee & Low Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents profiles of fourteen Latino baseball players who, from 1900 through the 1960s, were pioneers of the sport in their home countries and the United States.

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Product Description: FROM THE BACK COVER Hypocrite reader, mon somblobble, Jonah Winter will New York School you in the woodshed of his imagination! These poems remind me of Robert Bresson's Four Nights of a Dreamer, in which a tape recorder spews out the blurts and ravings of the heart at inappropriate moments...read more

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9780971821927 | 1 edition (Slope Editions, October 1, 2002), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: FROM THE BACK COVER Hypocrite reader, mon somblobble, Jonah Winter will New York School you in the woodshed of his imagination!

Short biographies of fourteen oustanding players in the United States Negro Leagues, including Pop Lloyd, Oscar Charleston, and Buck Leonard

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9780439376044, titled "Fair Ball!: 14 Great Stars from Baseball's Negro Leagues" | Reprint edition (Scholastic, April 1, 2002), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Short biographies of fourteen oustanding players in the United States Negro Leagues, including Pop Lloyd, Oscar Charleston, and Buck Leonard

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9780590394642 | Scholastic, March 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Short biographies of fourteen oustanding players in the United States Negro Leagues, including Pop Lloyd, Oscar Charleston, and Buck Leonard

Reinforced:

9780606259514, titled "Fair Ball! 14 Great Stars from Baseball's Negro Leagues" | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $13.97 | About this edition: Short biographies of fourteen oustanding players in the United States Negro Leagues, including Pop Lloyd, Oscar Charleston, and Buck Leonard

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Product Description: This poet writes fiercely and hilariously about the trivial and the universal...in other words, about our lives and dreams. And he does it from an imagination whose inventiveness seems to have no limits. Winter is also the author of Maine and numerous children’s books.

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9780932440969 | Oberlin College Pr, May 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This poet writes fiercely and hilariously about the trivial and the universal.

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Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

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9780606292900 | Demco Media, October 1, 2003, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

Prebinding:

9780613890038 | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2003, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

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Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution. Simultaneous.
By Bert Dodson (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Paperback:

9780689856358 | Simon Spotlight, November 1, 2003, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

Library:

9780689856365 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 1, 2003, cover price $11.89 | About this edition: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

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Profiles the Latino baseball legends from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic, and provides each player's statistics, anecdotes, playing style, and contribution to the sport.

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9781584300120 | Lee & Low Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Profiles the Latino baseball legends from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic, and provides each player's statistics, anecdotes, playing style, and contribution to the sport.

Prebinding:

9781417640485, titled "Beisbol!: Latino Baseball Pioneers And Legends" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2004, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Profiles the Latino baseball legends from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic, and provides each player's statistics, anecdotes, playing style, and contribution to the sport.

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Spare, evocative language and exquisite illustrations depict the life of a great athlete from Puerto Rico who became one of the most respected baseball players of all time and the first Latino inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
By Raul Colon (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

School and Library:

9780689856433 | Atheneum, February 8, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Presents the life of the legendary athlete from Puerto Rico who became one of the most respected baseball players of all time and the first Latino inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Breaking all the rules of jazz, Dizzy Gillespie found a way to make his mark in music using his instincts and talents in order to survive a difficult childhood and become one of the most famous musicians of his time.
By Sean Qualls (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Miscellaneous:

9780439507363 | B&t Database Management/Cip, September 1, 2006, cover price N/A
| About this edition: Breaking all the rules of jazz, Dizzy Gillespie found a way to make his mark in music using his instincts and talents in order to survive a difficult childhood and become one of the most famous musicians of his time.

School and Library:

9780439507370 | Arthur a Levine, October 1, 2006, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Breaking all the rules of jazz, Dizzy Gillespie found a way to make his mark in music using his instincts and talents in order to survive a difficult childhood and become one of the most famous musicians of his time.

Ludwig van Beethoven and his five legless pianos keep having to move from one apartment to another when his neighbors complain about the noise, in a hilarious introduction to one of the world's greatest composers.
By Barry Blitt (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Hardcover:

9780375836022 | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 26, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Ludwig van Beethoven and his five legless pianos keep having to move from one apartment to another when his neighbors complain about the noise.

Library:

9780375936029 | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 26, 2006, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Ludwig van Beethoven and his five legless pianos keep having to move from one apartment to another when his neighbors complain about the noise.

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Product Description: As a boy working in his father's shop, Paul Revere hears adults talk all about their clubs with meetings, rules, and elections. It gives Paul an idea: Why doesn't he start his own club -- a bell ringing club?

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9781590549520 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: As a boy working in his father's shop, Paul Revere hears adults talk all about their clubs with meetings, rules, and elections.

An inspiring picture-book biography discusses in English and Spanish Diego Rivera's childhood and how it influenced his art. Reissue. K. SLJ.
By Jeanette Winter (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Hardcover:

9780679819875 | Reissue edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 9, 2007), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Discusses the childhood of Diego Rivera and how it influenced his art.

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A reissue of an inspiring picture-book biography discusses in English and Spanish Diego Rivera's childhood and how it influenced his art.
By Amy Prince (trans) and Jonah Winter

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9780679919872 | Blg rei edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 9, 2007), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Discusses the childhood of Diego Rivera and how it influenced his art.

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Bold illustrations and fascinating text celebrate the life of Hildegard, a courageous woman who bravely spoke about her wonderful visions in a time where women were to be seen not heard, becoming one of the greatest mystics and composers of the medieval age.

School and Library:

9780439507394, titled "The Secret World of Hildegard" | Arthur a Levine, September 1, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: An introduction to the life of Hildegard of Bingen, who lived in a time when women were expected only to obey--not to have visions or speak about them.

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Provides an in-depth profile of this legendary and flamboyant boxer and the complicated life he led, from changing his religion and his name to dodging the draft during the Vietnam Era and fighting his way to regain a stripped title.
By Francois Roca (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Hardcover:

9780375836220 | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 8, 2008, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Provides an in-depth profile of this legendary and flamboyant boxer and the complicated life he led, from changing his religion and his name to dodging the draft during the Vietnam Era and fighting his way to regain a stripped title.

Library:

9780375937873 | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 8, 2008, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Provides an in-depth profile of this legendary and flamboyant boxer and the complicated life he led, from changing his religion and his name to dodging the draft during the Vietnam Era and fighting his way to regain a stripped title.

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Product Description: On an island called Puerto Rico, there lived a little boy who wanted only to play baseball. Although he had no money, Roberto Clemente practiced and practiced until--eventually--he made it to the Major Leagues. America! As a right-fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, he fought tough opponents--and even tougher racism--but with his unreal catches and swift feet, he earned his nickname, "The Great One...read more
By Raul Colon (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

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9781416950820 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, March 4, 2008), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: On an island called Puerto Rico, there lived a little boy who wanted only to play baseball.

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Product Description: Caldecott Medalist Richard Egielski teams up with Jonah Winter for a story of friendship, fights, and musical comedy!Welcome to Topsy-Turvydom, a magical kingdom (well, more like an opera stage) full of pirates, policemen, fairies, and fake mustaches! Mr...read more

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9780439930505, titled "The Fabulous Feud of Gilbert & Sullivan" | Arthur a Levine, April 15, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Caldecott Medalist Richard Egielski teams up with Jonah Winter for a story of friendship, fights, and musical comedy!

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Product Description: Why is "hero" is a word so often reserved for warriors who fight with guns and weapons to defend their people? Renowed picture book biographer Jonah Winter writes of another kind of hero, a peaceful hero, who is willing to die for a cause, but never to kill for a cause...read more

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9780439623070 | Arthur a Levine, September 1, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Why is "hero" is a word so often reserved for warriors who fight with guns and weapons to defend their people?

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Product Description: The inspiring and timely story of Sonia Sotomayor, who rose up from a childhood of poverty and prejudice to become the first Latino to be nominated to the US Supreme Court.Before Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor took her seat in our nation's highest court, she was just a little girl in the South Bronx...read more
By Edel Rodriquez (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

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9781442403031, titled "Sonia Sotomayor: La Juez Que Creció En El Bronx/A Judge Grows in the Bronx" | Bilingual edition (Atheneum, November 10, 2009), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The inspiring and timely story of Sonia Sotomayor, who rose up from a childhood of poverty and prejudice to become the first Latino to be nominated to the US Supreme Court.

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Product Description: This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a mostly true and completely stinky story that is sure to make you say, “Pee-yew!” Teaching environmental awareness has become a national priority, and this hilarious book (subtly) drives home the message that we can’t produce unlimited trash without consequences...read more
By Red Nose Studio (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Library:

9780375952180 | Schwartz & Wade Books, February 9, 2010, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a mostly true and completely stinky story that is sure to make you say, “Pee-yew!

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Product Description: Annie Oakley could shoot a gun better than any man in the Wild West. Mary Fields hauled stones and lumber. When one man challenged her, she beat him in a gunfight. Time after time, Polly Pry, a newspaper reporter, risked her life when she exposed bad guys and wrote the truth...read more
By Susan Guevara (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

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9780823416011 | Holiday House, October 1, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Annie Oakley could shoot a gun better than any man in the Wild West.

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Product Description: A picture book biography that will inspire readers to dance to their own beats!Singer, dancer, actress, and independent dame, Josephine Baker felt life was a performance. She lived by her own rules and helped to shake up the status quo with wild costumes and a you-can’t-tell-me-no attitude that made her famous...read more
By Marjorie Priceman (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

School and Library:

9781416961239 | Atheneum, January 3, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A picture book biography that will inspire readers to dance to their own beats!

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Product Description: From Jonah Winter and Kevin Hawkes (both beloved bestsellers and award winners), the story of how Pablo Picasso painted the way he wanted to paint, and left the world speechless!Pablo Picasso may have been one of the most famous artists of the 20th century, but that doesn't mean he painted what people wanted him to paint! In fact, some people hated his paintings! But Picasso didn't listen to all those people, and kept on working the way he wanted to work, until he created something so different...read more
By Kevin Hawkes (illustrator) and Jonah Winter

Paperback:

9780545132947 | Scholastic, January 1, 2012, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: From Jonah Winter and Kevin Hawkes (both beloved bestsellers and award winners), the story of how Pablo Picasso painted the way he wanted to paint, and left the world speechless!

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