Andrea Davis Pinkney



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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The Red Pencil

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3.92 avg rating — 5,473 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Duke Ellington: The Piano P...

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4.15 avg rating — 3,220 ratings — published 1998 — 9 editions
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Sit-In: How Four Friends St...

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4.30 avg rating — 2,167 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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A Poem for Peter

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Bird in a Box

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With the Might of Angels: T...

4.12 avg rating — 1,005 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words...

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Sojourner Truth's Step-Stom...

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Martin Rising: Requiem For ...

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Boycott Blues: How Rosa Par...

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