Jackson We cannot find any significant literary characters by the name of Jackson.
Halley Came To Jackson - by Mary Chapin Carpenter
Jackson - a song by Johnny Cash (with June Carter)
Jackson - a song by Kingston Trio
Jackson - a song by Nancy Sinatra
Jackson Cage - a song by Bruce Springsteen
Jackson, Mississippi - a song by Kid Rock
Jackson-Kent Blues - a song by Steve Miller
Jacksons, Monk and Rowe - a song by Elvis Costello
The Jackson Song - a song by Patti Smith
Eye of the Stone (Tom Birdseye) - In the village of Bishop Mayne there is a magical Wishing Well. When he is pulled into another world called Timmra, Jackson finds he must fight the horrible monster Baen and unite two warring peoples, the Faron and the Yakonan. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Halibut Jackson (David Lucas) - A picture book about shyness from a new and truly innovative artist. Halibut Jackson is a very shy person. He would prefer not to be noticed at all. So he makes himself clothes to suit his surroundings. His library suit has a striped look to it to match the shelves. But when he is invited to a party at the Palace, he is flummoxed -- what does the palace look like inside? At last, having researched hard, and sewn quickly, Halibut is ready: only to discover that the party is not being held where he expected it to be, and his suit does not suit the occasion at all. But everyone admires it tremendously. Recommended for ages 3-7.
Jackson and the Big Blue Boots (Mary Jane Kooiman) - Most children often have one special "thing" that they really love. Jackson and the Big Blue Boots is a lively children's book about a sweet little boy who loves his big blue boots. He wears them everywhere until one day, he changes his mind. Readers will enjoy relating to Jackson's choices and to the surprise twist at the end. Rhythm and rhyme come alive on every page accompanied by lovely watercolor illustrations that will delight readers of all ages. It is a refreshing and happy story of self-discovery that is easy to read and fun to memorize. Join Jackson as he explores his carefree world and shows us that it is perfectly normal to be a bit obsessive! Recommended for ages 4-8.
Jackson Pollock (Mike Venezia) - From the “Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists” series, this book provides an entertaining and humorous introduction to the famous artist, Jackson Pollock. Full-color reproductions of the actual paintings are enhanced by Venezia’s clever illustrations and story line. Recommended for ages 6-9.
Jackson's Blanket (Nancy Cote) - Jackson loves his blanket more than anything in the world. He brings it with him everywhere: to the beach, to the doctor, and even outside to play. He just can’t imagine life without it! But one day, when he finds a lonely little kitten in the snow, Jackson realizes that he just might be willing to give up his blanket because some things are worth sharing with someone you love. Nancy Cote’s adorable story of sacrifice and growing up will touch readers with its simple telling of an important lesson. Her vibrant illustrations will instantly hook young readers, and her lyrical rhymes are great for reading aloud. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Jackson's Plan (Linda Talley) - The Okefenokee Swamp is home to water lilies and alligators, cinnamon ferns and coachwhip snakes, swamp iris and purple gallinules. It is also home to a green treefrog named Jackson, who has learned that a new brochure is being prepared to draw tourists to the famed wildlife refuge and all its beautiful and beastly inhabitants. Jackson is determined that the diminutive treefrogs will not be left out, and he has a plan. Author Linda Talley's story tells a comic tale of perseverance in the face of obstacles. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Jackson, Josie, & the (almost) Free Lunch (Andrea McAllister O'Connell) - Jackson has big ideas for a yummy lunch with his sister, Josie. . . but they soon find out that leaving the school was a bad idea! ''Creatively written, delightfully illustrated, a most enjoyable picture book for all ages. Important life learning lessons are subtlety presented in this book. Enjoy! Enjoy! Enjoy!''--Meredith Godfrey, Retired librarian and kindergarten teacher. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Famous People Named Jackson - Jackson Pollock (artist); Jackson Browne (musician)
Famous People who Named their Son Jackson - Carson Daly (entertainer); Jay Mohr (comic/actor); Katey Sagal (actress); Maria Bello (actress); Patti Smith (musician); Soledad O'Brien (journalist); Spike Lee (director); Susanna Hoffs (musician); Charlize Theron (actress)
Jackson Pollack (28 Jan 1912 - 11 Aug 1956) - Jackson Pollack is a celebrated American artist most famous for his large canvas paintings - his "drip period" - from the late 1940's to early 1950's. He was a major figure in the "abstract expressionist" movement and the first American abstract painter to be taken seriously in Europe. His works are displayed in museums across America.