Just Like Josh Gibson

Illustrated by Beth Peck
LIST PRICE $9.99
About The Author
Photograph by Roz Pinkard

Angela Johnson has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels The First Part Last, Heaven, and Toning the Sweep. The First Part Last was also the recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award. She is also the author of the novels Looking for Red and A Certain October. Her books for younger readers include the Coretta Scott King Honor Book When I Am Old with You, illustrated by David Soman; Wind Flyers and I Dream of Trains, both illustrated by Loren Long; and Lottie Paris Lives Here and its sequel Lottie Paris and the Best Place, both illustrated by Scott M. Fischer. Additional picture books include A Sweet Smell of Roses, Just Like Josh Gibson, The Day Ray Got Away, and All Different Now. In recognition of her outstanding talent, Angela was named a 2003 MacArthur Fellow. She lives in Kent, Ohio. Visit her at AJohnsonAuthor.com.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 2007)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416927280
  • Grades: K - 2
  • Ages: 5 - 7

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  • Kansas State Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle
  • Great Lakes Great Books Master List (MI)
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