November 19, 2017

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“March: Book Three” Makes History at the YMAs | ALA Midwinter 2017

John Lewis’s “March: Book Three” took four Youth Media Awards, including the Printz, while Javaka Steptoe’s “Radiant Child” won the Caldecott, and Kelly Barnhill’s “The Girl Who Drank the Moon” took the Newbery.

#34 Javaka Steptoe – RADIANT CHILD Unraveled

Travis: With Radiant Child, Javaka Steptoe has created one of the best picture books of the year. On the latest episode of The Yarn, Steptoe talks about when he first discovered Jean-Michel Basquiat, the parallels in their lives, and how he created the stunning artwork in the book.   Here’s the episode:   Subscribe below to […]

The Magical and Messy Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat | A Conversation with Javaka Steptoe

In his dazzling Radiant Child, Javaka Steptoe explores the life and art of Basquiat through words and pictures.