SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. A collection of 11 stories (most being published for the first time) by authors such as Gary Soto, Al Young, Maxine Hong Kingston, Lois Lowry, Kevin Kyung and more. SIGNED by FOUR authors - Maxine Hong Kingston, Ana Castillo, Al Young and Gerald Vizenor - at their contributions. Includes brief biographies of the contributors. Bound in illustrated boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A collection of eleven short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America, exploring such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippewa Indian reservation, and a Latino barrio in Chicago.
About the Author: Joyce Carol Thomas is an internationally renowned poet, novelist, and playwright. She received the National Book Award for her first novel for children, Marked by Fire, and a Coretta Scott King Honor for her first picture book, Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea. She also received a Coretta Scott King Honor, an International Reading Association Teacher#146;s Choice Award and an American Library Association Notable Award for her epic poem, I Have Heard of a Land.
In addition to these celebrated titles, Joyce Carol Thomas has written other books of poetry, such as A Mother#146;s Heart, A Daughter#146;s Love: Poems for Us to Share; Crowning Glory; and Gingerbread Days. She has also written collections of short stories, including A Gathering of Flowers: Stories About Being Young in America; The Bowlegged Rooster: And Other Tales That Signify; and What#146;s the Hurry, Fox? And Other Animal Stories, which is an adaptation of short stories collected by Zora Neale Hurston.
Joyce Carol Thomas has also written two board books, Cherish Me and You Are My Perfect Baby, and the novels Bright Shadow and When the Nightingale Sings.
A native of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Joyce Carol Thomas now lives in Berkeley, California.
Title: A GATHERING OF FLOWERS: Stories about Being ...
Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1990. dj
Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2526356378
Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0060261730
Book Description Harper & Row, NY, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First Edition. Uncirculated exlib, hardcover with crisp text. 236 pp with pocket and all pgs present, Rear dj flap clipped at head, frt flap unclipped. Displays well in original mylar with one call tag on back strip. A collection of 11 short stories depicting what it is like to be young in America, exploring such diverse cultures as urban San Francisco, a Chippawa Indian reservation and a Latino barrio in Chicago. Bookseller Inventory # 10711
Book Description Book Condition: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97800602617333.0
Book Description Harper & Row, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. HardCover in DustJacket. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. Clean, Bright and Unmarked. Binding Straight and Tight. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 148061
Book Description Harper & Row, New York, 1990. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Yellow hardcover w/green lettering. First edition. Book in VG+ condition. All pages clean/crisp. Covers bright/unmarked. Lightest of foxing dots to top text edge. Binding solid. Jacket w/knick to head of spine, else light edgewear. Clean/solid. SIGNED/Inscribed by Thomas on title page. Short stories by: Gerald Vizenor, Lois Lowry, Al Young, Ana Castillo, Kevin Kyung, Joyce Carol Thomas, Gary Soto, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Gerald Haslam, Maxine Hong Kingston & Rick Wernli. 236 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # A06432
Book Description Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Harpercollins, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Very nice copy of this first edition inscribed by the editor on the title page. Book is fine in a near fine dust jacket that has some minor edge wear. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-9419630075
Book Description Harper & Row Publishers , New York, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. First Edition. New York: Harper & Row Publishers . Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060261730 . First edition. Review copy with review slip laid in. 236 pages. Near Fine or better copy in Fine Dust Wrapper. . Bookseller Inventory # 27793
Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good. 1990 - First Edition, First Printing. 232 Pages. Book and dustjacket have light shelf wear on edges. Light curl to book corners.PO's name on first page. Sticker on back of D.J. cover. Hardback. 1990-10. Bookseller Inventory # SKU-6108424
Book Description Harper & Row, New York, 1990. Hardcover. xiv, 236p., introduction, personal inscription signed by the editor Thomas, very good first edition in cloth-backed boards and unclipped dj. Bookseller Inventory # 44052