Don  Brown





Don Brown

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Don Brown is the award-winning author and illustrator of many picture book biographies. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy of lives lived with passion. School Library Journal has called him "a current pacesetter who has put the finishing touches on the standards for storyographies." He lives in New York with his family.


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* “An excellent chronicle of the tragedy for a broad audience; children, teens, and adults will all be moved.”

Kirkus, starred review


* “Lively, dynamic sketching gives the artwork a sense of urgency and immediacy. It is as important to tell the story of a nation’s failures as it is to record its triumphs, and this is a crucial contribution.”

Publishers Weekly, starred review


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