Author

Angela Johnson

Biography

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.

Girl Like Me
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
A Sweet Smell of Roses
Just Like Josh Gibson
Violet's Music
Rain Feet
Tell Me a Story, Mama
Girl Like Me
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
A Sweet Smell of Roses
Just Like Josh Gibson
Violet's Music

Books by Angela Johnson

    picture • 40 Pages
    All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
    Angela Johnson, E.B. Lewis
    picture • 32 Pages
    Violet's Music
    Angela Johnson, Laura Huliska-Beith
    board • 12 Pages
    Rain Feet
    Angela Johnson, Rhonda Mitchell
    picture • 32 Pages
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    Angela Johnson, Eric Velasquez
    picture • 32 Pages
    Girl Like Me
    Angela Johnson, Nina Crews
    picture • 32 Pages
    Just Like Josh Gibson
    Angela Johnson, Beth Peck

Book Stats

7
Authored
0
Illustrated
6
Collaborators

All Angela Johnson Books

Library Binding
$19.99$18.59
picture • 40 Pages
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
6.1
Physical book
$17.99$16.73
picture • 32 Pages
A Sweet Smell of Roses
5.0
Paperback
$8.99$8.36
picture • 32 Pages
Just Like Josh Gibson
Hardcover
$19.99$18.59
picture • 32 Pages
Violet's Music
4.3
Hardcover
$17.99$16.73
board • 12 Pages
Rain Feet
Board book
$5.99$5.57
picture • 1 Pages
Tell Me a Story, Mama
Paperback
$6.95$6.46

Collaborators

E.B. Lewis
Laura Huliska-Beith
Rhonda Mitchell
Eric Velasquez
Nina Crews
Beth Peck

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