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James Haskins: Biographies

James S. Haskins, professor in the UF Department of English, was a social activist, an educator and an award winning author of over 100 adult and children's books. His book, "The Cotton Club," was made into a major film in 1984.

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Call No: F334.M753P37 1992

Titles in Chronological Order

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback: A Biography. New York: Macmillan, 1973.

A New Kind of Joy: The Story of the Special Olympics. New York: Doubleday, 1976.

Scott Joplin: The Man Who Made Ragtime. Haskins and Kathleen Benson. New York: Doubleday, 1978.

The Stevie Wonder Scrapbook. Jim Haskins and Kathleen Bensen. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978.

Lena: A Personal and Professional Biography of Lena Horne. James Haskins and Kathleen Benson. New York: Stein & Day, 1983.

Bricktop. Bricktop and James Haskins. New York: Atheneum, 1983. Music Library, Call No: ML420.B777 A3 1983  

Nat King Cole. James Haskins and Kathleen Benson. New York:, Stein & Day, 1984. Music Library,  Call No: ML420.C63 H3 1984

Richard Pryor, a Man and His Madness: A Biography. New York: Beaufort Books, 1984.

Queen of the Blues: A Biography of Dinah Washington. New York: Morrow, 1987.

Nat King Cole. James Haskins and Kathleen Benson. Updated and revised edition. New York: Scarborough House, 1990.

Aretha: A Personal and Professional Biography of Aretha Franklin. New York: Stein & Day, 1986.

Mabel Mercer: A Life. New York: Atheneum, 1988. Library West.  Call no: ML420.M388 H4 1987  

Winnie Mandela: Life of Struggle. New York: Putnam, 1988.

Mr. Bojangles: The Biography of Bill Robinson. New York: Morrow, 1988.

Hamp: An Autobiography. Lionel Hampton and James Haskins. New York: Warner Books, 1989.

Hamp: An Autobiography. Lionel Hampton and James Haskins. Revised edition. New York: Amistad Press, 1993.

Nat King Cole: A Personal and Professional Biography. James Haskins and Kathleen Bensen. Chelsea, MI : Scarborough House, 1990.

The House that Jack Built: My Life Story as a Trailblazer in Broadcasting and Entertainment. James Haskins and Hal Jackson. New York: Amistad Press, 2001.

African American Women Scientists and Inventors.  Otha Richard Sullivan and Jim Haskins. New York:  Wiley, 2002.

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