Happy (late) 80th, Jerry Pinkney! (Illustrator: 5-time Coretta Scott King Medalist & 2-time HCAA nominee)

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leno...@yahoo.com

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Dec 23, 2019, 8:49:49 PM12/23/19
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His birthday was yesterday.

Born in Philadelphia, he now lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

He was nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1998 and 2018.

From Wikipedia:

Coretta Scott King Book Award

1986, for Illustrator: Flournoy, Valerie. The Patchwork Quilt. Pictures by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Dial, 1985.
1987, for Illustrator: Dragonwagon, Crescent. Half a Moon and One Whole Star. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. New York:Macmillan Publishing Company,1986.
1989, for Illustrator: McKissack, Patricia C. Mirandy and Brother Wind. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Knopf, 1988.
1997, for Illustrator: Schroeder, Alan. Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman. Pictures by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1996.
2002, for Illustrator: McKissack, Patricia C. and Jerry Pinkney. Goin' Someplace Special. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001.

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https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/history/historians-miscellaneous-biographies/jerry-pinkney


http://www.jerrypinkneystudio.com/frameset.html
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https://www.kirkusreviews.com/search/?q=Jerry%20Pinkney;t=author
(Kirkus reviews)

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(reader reviews)


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(many interviews)

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(videos)

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Lenona.

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Dec 24, 2019, 12:44:30 PM12/24/19
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I think I first saw his work when I found "Sam and the Tigers," by Julius Lester, in 1996.



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