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John Cooper


John Cooper has been a writer all his life. In addition to writing books, he is a corporate communications specialist. His interest in African-Canadian history was sparked as a twelve-year-old, when he read Black Like Me. John co-wrote and edited My Name’s Not George and wrote Shadow Running, a book for adults about Ray Lewis. In 2002, he wrote his first book for young adults, Rapid Ray: The Story of Ray Lewis. John Cooper lives in Whitby, Ontario with his wife and three children.

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Rapid Ray
Written by John Cooper

eBook | pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation; Juvenile Nonfiction - Sports & Recreation - Olympics; Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places
978-1-77049-066-6 (1-77049-066-3)

June 5, 2009 | $7.99

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Rapid Ray
Written by John Cooper

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490666
Our Price: $7.99


Rapid Ray Lewis was arguably the fastest man of his generation. He won medals in the 1932 Olympics and the 1934 British Empire Games, and countless races in North America. Remarkable achievements for any man – but all the more remarkable because Lewis had to race poverty and prejudice. The geat-grandson...

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Season of Rage
Written by John Cooper

eBook | pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism; Juvenile Nonfiction - History - Canada; Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places
978-1-77049-020-8 (1-77049-020-5)

June 5, 2009 | $9.99

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Season of Rage
Written by John Cooper

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490208
Our Price: $9.99


The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden.

Dresden is the site of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Slaves...

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Season of Rage
Written by John Cooper

Trade Paperback | 80 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism; Juvenile Nonfiction - History - Canada; Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places
978-0-88776-700-5 (0-88776-700-1)

January 25, 2005 | $14.99

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Season of Rage
Written by John Cooper

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767005
Our Price: $14.99
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The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden.

Dresden is the site of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Slaves...

Also available as an eBook.

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Rapid Ray
Written by John Cooper

Trade Paperback | 160 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation; Juvenile Nonfiction - Sports & Recreation - Olympics; Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places
978-0-88776-612-1 (0-88776-612-9)

September 10, 2002 | $12.99

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Rapid Ray
Written by John Cooper

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887766121
Our Price: $12.99
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Rapid Ray Lewis was arguably the fastest man of his generation. He won medals in the 1932 Olympics and the 1934 British Empire Games, and countless races in North America. Remarkable achievements for any man – but all the more remarkable because Lewis had to race poverty and prejudice. The geat-grandson...

Also available as an eBook.