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Michelle Markel

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Michelle Markel has written several notable nonfiction picture books, including the The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau, (PEN Picture Book Writing Award) Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 (Jane Addams Flora Stieglitz Award; Orbis Pictus Honor) and Tyrannosaurus Math (Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice). Her upcoming title is Balderdash: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books. She teaches classes in writing for children at UCLA Extension’s Writers Program, and is a founding member of the Children's Authors Network. Visit her at her website:www.michellemarkel.com

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Gracias, Rosa

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The Klezmer Bunch by Amalia Hoffman
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Lots of kid appeal in this fanciful, humorous and rollicking tale about klezmer musicians. The animated musical notes are adorable.
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A touching story about the power of friendship to heal the deepest wounds, and an important addition to Holocaust literature for children. Olswanger brings the tale to life with convincing characters and brisk dialogue full of period details. Nerlove ...more
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Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile by Bernard Waber
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Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
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Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion
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Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
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“[I]n America,
wrongs can be righted,
warriors can wear skirts and blouses,
and the bravest hearts
may beat in girls
only five feet tall.”
Michelle Markel, Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909

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