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Jerry Pinkney
 
1.   Drylongso
Virginia Hamilton (Author), Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
A young man called Drylongso relieves a family's distress during a drought.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
2.   Goin' Someplace Special
Patricia C. McKissack (Author), Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African-American girl experiences a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town, the public library.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
 
3.   Mirandy and Brother Wind
Patricia C. McKissack (Author), Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
A story centered on a family activity, the cakewalk.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
4.   The Old African
Julius Lester (Author), Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
Based on an Ybo slave legend and infused with magical realism, this is the story of an elderly slave, Jaja, who can draw the pain of others into his mind and hones this skill when captured in Africa, dragged into a slave ship, and carted to Georgia. Jaja uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of his fellow slaves and eventually lead them back to Africa. The graphic text and illustrations depict the horror and brutality of slavery.
[Grade Level: 4 - 8]
 
5.   The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South
Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator), Robert D. San Souci (Author)
A folktale that shows that the plainest of objects may conceal treasures.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
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