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 “an absorbing picture book biography” – Publishers Weekly Starred Review

“Children will be drawn in by VanDerZee’s struggles, inspirations, and achievements as well as the idea that photographs can be both works of art and enduring historical records… A fascinating look at the development of early photography, the life of an African-American artist, and the world of the Harlem Renaissance.  ” – Kirkus

Nominee for the 49th NAACP Image Awards — Outstanding Literary Work – Children

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TAKE A PICTURE OF ME, JAMES VAN DER ZEE!, my picture book biography, won the 2014 Lee & Low New Voices Award! And it’s illustrated by the magnificent artist Keith Mallett! It’s a Junior Library Guild Fall 2017 Selection and it won theCalifornia Reading Association’s 2017 EUREKA! Nonfiction Children’s Gold Award!

You can order it here, here, or even here!

 


Meet BunnyBear!

 “A sweet story of friendship and acceptance…
A nice addition to the identity and acceptance bookshelf. ” – Kirkus

BunnyBear by Andrea J. Loney Illustrated by Carmen Saldaña
BunnyBear by Andrea J. Loney
Illustrated by Carmen Saldaña

It’s illustrated by the amazing Carmen Saldaña and published by Albert Whitman & Company! You can order it here, here, or even here!


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DOUBLE BASS BLUES, illustrated by the phenomenal Rudy Gutierrez and published by Random House Knopf, will be out in 2019!


I’m represented by the ever-awesome Jill Corcoran of Jill Corcoran Literary Agency.

 

 

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