Just Like Me: Stories and Self-Portraits by Fourteen Artists

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Harriet Rohmer
Age Group:
6-12
Publisher:
Children's Book Press
ISBN:
978-0516209388
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

This book highlights 14 artists who illustrate books for children to present themselves through both art and words. Representing the Hispanic, Black, Asian-American, Jewish, and Native American experiences, the contributors discuss important moments in their lives and how they became artists.

 

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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