Picture Book Biographies
Explore the Lives of Real Heroes!
Here's a virtual picture book event featuring FIVE powerful and moving biographies showcasing heroes your young readers will be inspired by.
In this event we'll explore the lives of the first Black Congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm; the man behind the 1963 March on Washington, Bayard Rustin; the creator of the Tower of Life exhibit at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Yaffa Eliach; singer, songwriter and humanitarian Dolly Parton; and the passionate abstract painter Alma Thomas.
Tune in for:
Not Done Yet: Shirley Chisholm's Fight for Change by TAMEKA FRYER BROWN, illustrated by NINA CREWS
A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington by ROB SANDERS
The Tower of Life: How Yaffa Eliach Rebuilt Her Town in Stories and Photographs by CHANA STIEFEL
Dazzlin Dolly: The Songwriting, Hit-Singing, Guitar-Picking Dolly Parton by SUZANNE SLADE
- Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas by JEANNE WALKER HARVEY
Sunday, November 6th at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
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