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I, Too, Am America

Bryan Collier has an amazing collection of picture books and this one, which illustrates Langston Hughe’s poem, I, Too, Sing America, is another mixed media beauty.  It begins on a train, a Pullman porter serving wealthy white passengers and relegated to the kitchen to … Continue reading

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Locomotive

“Here is a road made for crossing the country, a new road of rails made for people to ride.” With this grand opening, Brian Floca shows Locomotive as the life-changing technology it was from the 1830s onward. This new mobility connected … Continue reading

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