Andrea Davis Pinkney





Andrea Davis Pinkney

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Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Honor Book Duke Ellington, illustrated by Brian Pinkney; Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and winner of the Carter G. Woodson Award; and Alvin Ailey, a Parenting Publication Gold medal winner.

Pinkney's newest books include Meet the Obamas and Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride, which has garnered three starred reviews and has been named one of the "Best Books of 2009" by School Library Journal. In 2010, Andrea's book entitled Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down, was published on the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro, N
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Average rating: 3.99 · 5,935 ratings · 1,173 reviews · 42 distinct works · Similar authors
Duke Ellington: The Piano P...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 1,774 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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Sit-In: How Four Friends St...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 900 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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The Red Pencil
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 735 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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Bird in a Box
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 635 ratings — published 2011 — 13 editions
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With the Might of Angels: T...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 421 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 180 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Boycott Blues: How Rosa Par...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Sojourner Truth's Step-Stom...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 2009
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Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale o...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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