Today as we celebrate Jerry Pinkney's (December 22nd) birthday, I thought I would highlight some of his great children's books.
Story by: Patricia C. McKissack
Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney
Summary: In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.
Story and Illustrations by: Jerry Pinkney
Written by Dianna Aston and Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Summary: On her family's farm in the town of Star, eight-year-old Mae eagerly follows the progress of the 1969 Apollo 11 flight and moon landing and dreams that she might one day be an astronaut, too.
These books are all available at Little Dixie Regional Libraries. Stop in and Check 'em out!