What’s Up? with Andrea Pinkney PICTURE THE DREAM
KidLit TV’s Andrea Davis Pinkney and Roxie Munro visit the
New-York Historical Society’s PICTURE THE DREAM exhibit!
NY Historical Society and Library
Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through Children’s Books
The first exhibition to delve into the events, people, and themes of the civil rights movement through children’s picture books,
one of the most compelling forms of visual expression.
Visit the exhibit April 1 – July 24, 2022!
About Andrea Pinkney
Andrea Davis Pinkney is a New York Times-bestselling author of numerous books for children and young adults, including picture books, novels, works of historical fiction and nonfiction and Coretta Scott King Award winner who writes about African-American culture. In addition to her work as an author, Andrea has had an illustrious career as a children’s book publisher and editor, including as founder of the “first African American children’s book imprint at a major publishing company”: Jump at the Sun at Hyperion Books for Children, the Disney Book Group (now Disney Publishing Worldwide). She is also vice president and editor-at-large for Scholastic Trade Books.
Her books have won the Coretta Scott King Award and been a Coretta Scott King Honor book, an ALA Notable Books five times, School Library Journal best books three times, New York Times Editor’s Choice and Notable books, and more.
About The New York Historical Society and Library
Experience 400 years of history through groundbreaking exhibitions, outstanding collections, immersive films, and thought-provoking conversations among renowned historians and public figures at the New-York Historical Society, New York’s first museum. A great destination for history since 1804, the Museum and the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library convey the stories of the city and nation’s diverse populations, expanding our understanding of who we are as Americans and how we came to be.
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