Author & Illustrator

Floyd Cooper

Biography

Floyd Cooper (www.floydcooper.com) always dreamed of becoming an artist, and he has now illustrated dozens of books for children, including Jump! (From the Life of Michael Jordan), Back of the Bus, and Max and the Tag-Along Moon. He received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his illustrations in Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land. He lives in New Jersey with his family. Follow him on Twitter @floydcooper4.

A Day for Rememberin': Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story
The Ring Bearer
A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent
Juneteenth for Mazie
A Dance Like Starlight
Becoming Billie Holiday
Sweet, Sweet Memory

Most Popular Floyd Cooper Books

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    Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
    Carole Boston Weatherford, Floyd Cooper
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    The Ring Bearer
    Floyd Cooper
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    A Dance Like Starlight
    Kristy Dempsey, Floyd Cooper
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    A Day for Rememberin': Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day
    Leah Henderson, Floyd Cooper
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    A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent
    Anne Rockwell, Floyd Cooper
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    A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story
    Sharon Langley, Amy Nathan, Floyd Cooper

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Carole Boston Weatherford
Kristy Dempsey
Leah Henderson
Anne Rockwell
Sharon Langley
Amy Nathan
Jacqueline Woodson
Nikki Grimes

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