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THE LEGENDARY MISS LENA HORNE

The Legendary Miss Lena Horne
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Weatherford
Author's First Name: 
Carole Boston
Illustrator's First Name: 
Elizabeth
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Zunon
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster (Atheneum)
Publication Date: 
2017
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 
This picture book biography features simple yet powerful writing and stunning illustrations made from oil paints and collage. Weatherford highlights the ups and downs of the remarkable life of Lena Horne, who spoke up for civil rights and paved the way for future African American entertainers. Overall, this is a beautiful book with an inspiring message for young readers. Meaghan McKeron. Seven to Ten.

WHY WE BROKE UP

Why We Broke Up
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Handler
Author's First Name: 
Daniel
Illustrator's First Name: 
Maira
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Kalman
Publisher: 
Little, Brown
Publication Month: 
December
Publication Date: 
2011
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