Sunday, April 12, 2015

Story Quilts: 75+ Books for Children and Adults


Children's Picture Books & Informational Books: K-5

Atkins, Jeannine.(2003). A Name on the Quilt : A Story of Remembrance. Illustrated by Tad Hills. New York: Aladdin.
Brumbeau, Jeff. The Quiltmaker's Gift. Illustrated by Gail de Marcken. New York: Scholastic. 
Cline-Ransome, Lesa. (2002). Quilt Alphabet. Illustrated by James Ransome. New York:  Holiday House.
Cline-Ransome, Lesa. (2002). Quilt Counting. Illustrated by James Ransome. New York: SeaStar Books.
Cobb, Mary. (1995). Quilt Block History of Pioneer Days. Illustrated by Jan Davey Ellis. Minneapolis, MN: Millbrook Press.
Coerr, Eleanor. (2003). The Josefina Story Quilt (I Can Read Book 3).  Illustrated by Bruce Degen. New York: HarperCollins. 
Dwyer, Mindy. (2000). Quilt of Dreams. Portland, OR: Alaska Northwest Books
Ernst, Lisa Campbell. (1992). Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt. New York: HarperCollins. 
Falwell, Cathry. (2015). The Nesting Quilt. Thomaston, ME: Tilbury House Publishers. 
Flournoy, Valerie. (1996).  The Patchwork Quilt. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Scholastic.
Fredericks, Anthony D. (2007). The Tsunami Quilt: Grandfather's Story. Illustrated by Tammy Yee. Ann Arbor MI: Sleeping Bear Press. 
Gibbons, Gail (2004). The Quilting Bee. New York: HarperCollins. 
Grady, Cynthia.(2011).  Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery.  Illustrated by Michele Wood. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.
Guback, Georgia. (1994). Luka's Quilt. New York: Greenwillow Books.
Hegamin, Tonya Cherie.(2008). Most Loved in All the World. Illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
Herkert, Barbara. (2015). Sewing Stories: Harriet Powers' Journey from Slave to Artist. Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. New York: Random House.
Hicks, Kyra E. (2012). Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria. Illustrated by Lee Edward Fodi. Arlington, VA: Black Threads Press.
Hill, Margaret Bateson. (2001). Shota and the Star Quilt.  Illustrated by Francesca Pelizzoli. London, UK: Zero To Ten.
Hines, Anna Grossnickle. (2011). Peaceful Pieces: Poems and Quilts About Peace.  New York: Henry Holt and Co.
Hines, Anna Grossnickle. (2005). Winter Lights: A Season in Poems & Quilts. New York: Greenwillow Books.
Hines, Anna Grossnickle. (2003). Pieces: A Year in Poems & Quilts. New York: Greenwillow Books.
Hopkinson, Deborah. (2005). Under the Quilt of Night.  Illustrated by James E Ransome. New York: Aladdin.
Hopkinson, Deborah. (1995).  Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. Illustrated by James E Ransome. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 
Johnston,Tony. (1994). The Quilt Story. Illustrated by Tomie dePaola. New York: HarerCollins.
Jonas, Ann. (1984). The Quilt. New York: Greenwillow Books.
Lewis, Kim. (2002). A Quilt for Baby. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
Lowell, Susan.(2008). The Elephant Quilt: Stitch by Stitch to California. Illustrated by Stacey Dressen-McQueen. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Lyons, Mary E. (1993). Stitching Stars: The Story of Quilts of Harriet Powers. New York: Atheneum. 
Marsh, Carole. (2006).  Gee's Bend Quilts. Peachtree City, GA: Gallopade International.
McKissack, Patricia. (2008). Stitchin' and Pullin': A Gee's Bend Quilt. Illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera. New York: Random House Books for Young Readers. 
Moonsong, Jennifer. (2015). The Memory Quilt. America Star Books. 
Pace, Lorenzo. (2015). Harriet Tubman and My Grandmother's Quilts.  New York: Windmill Books. 
Paschkis, Julie. (2012). Mooshka, A Quilt Story. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers. 
Paul, Ann Whitford. (1996). Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet. Illustrated by Jenaette Winter. New York: HarperCollins.
Polacco, Patricia.  (2001). The Keeping Quilt. New York:Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books.
Ransom, Candice F. (1999). The Promise Quilt. Illustrated by Ellen Beier. New York: Walker Children's.
Ringgold, Faith. (2004). Cassie's Word Quilt. New York: Dragonfly Books.
Ringgold, Faith. (1996). Tar Beach. New York: Dragonfly Books.
Root, Phyllis. (2003). The Name Quilt. Illustrated by Margot Apple. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Sheppard, Fionna. (2014). The Quilt. Illustrated by Hanneke Koop. New York: CreateSpace.
Stroud, Bettye. (2007). The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom. Illustrated by Erin Susanne Bennett. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
Tenorio-Coscarelli, Jane. (1999). The Piñata Quilt. Lake Elsinore, CA: Quarter Inch. 
Tenorio-Coscarelli, Jane. (1996). The Tortilla Quilt Story.  Lake Elsinore, CA: Quarter Inch. 
Theriault, Sherrie. (2012). Quilt Me into Memory. New York: CreateSpace. 
Van Wassenhove, Sue. (2008). The Seldom-Ever-Shady Glades. Honesdale, PA:  WordSong. 
Vaughan, Marcia. (2002). The Secret to Freedom. Illustrated by Laryy Johnson. New York: Lee & Low Books.  
Wallace, Nancy. (2006). The Kindness Quilt. New York: Two Lions.
Warner, Sunny. (2001). The Moon Quilt. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.  
Wessel-Estes, Pam. (2012). A Quilt and a Home. Illustrated by Cathy Clark. Indianapolis, IN: Dog Ear Publishing
Wilson, Janet. (1999). Selina and the Bear Paw. New York: Dragonfly Books.
Woodson, Jacqueline.(2005). Show Way. Illustrated by Hudson Talbott. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers.

Novels & Nonfiction: Grades 3-8
Dallas, Sandra. (2013). The Quilt Walk. Ann Arbor MI: Sleeping Bear Press. 
Kinsey, Natalie. (2012). True Colors. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers. 
Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie. (2000). The Canada Geese Quilt. Illustrated by Leslie W. Bowman. New York: Puffin.
Latham, Irene. (2010). Leaving Gee's Bend. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers. 
Paulsen, Gary. (2005). The Quilt. New York: Yearling.
Rubin, Susan Goldman. (2004). Art Against the Odds: From Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings. New York: Crown.

from Story Quilts - Through the Seasons
Books for High School and Adults

Agosin, Marjorie. (2014). Stitching Resistance: Women, Creativity, and Fiber Arts. Solis Press. 
Agosin, Marjorie. (1996). Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love: The Arpillera Movement in Chile, 1974-1994.  Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.
Arnett, Paul. (2006). Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt. Atlanta, GA: Tinwood Books. 
Cameron, Dan. (1998). Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold's French Collection and Other Story Quilts. New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art.
Cubbs, Joanne, Dana Friis-Hansen, and Matt Arnett. (2006). Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend Quilts, and Beyond Atlanta, GA: Tinwood Books. 
DeSoto, Donna. (2014). Inspired by The Beatles: An Art Quilt Challenge. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing.
Fry,  Gladys-Marie. (2002). Stitched from the Soul: Slave Quilts from the Antebellum South. Durham, NC: The University of North Carolina Press. 
Gerdner, Linda. (2015). Hmong Story Cloths: Preserving Historical & Cultural Treasures. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing.
Hemachandra, Ray and Karey Patterson Bresenhan. (2010). 500 Art Quilts: An Inspiring Collection of Contemporary Works.New York: Lark Crafts.
Hicks, Kyra E. (2009). This I Accomplish: Harriet Powers' Bible Quilt and Other Pieces. Arlington, VA: Black Threads Press.
Mazloomi, Carolyn L.(2015). And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing.
Mazloomi, Carolyn L. (2010). Journey of Hope: Quilts Inspired by President Obama. Minneapolis, MN: Voyageur Press.
Scala, Mark W. (2012). Creation Story: Gee's Bend Quilts and the Art of Thornton Dial. Nashville, TN: Frist Center for the Visual Arts.
Shaw, Robert. (2005). Art Quilts: 400 Stunning Contemporary Designs. New York: Lark Crafts.
Takahara, Yukari. (2014). Story Quilts - Through the Seasons. Seattle, WA: Stitch Publications. 
Wahlman, Maude Southwell. (2001). Signs and Symbols: African Images in African American Quilts. Atlanta, GA: Tinwood Books. 


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