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Stories from African, Chinese, Native American, and Guinean peoples are represented among the twenty-five creation myths found in this collection. Faithfully retold, the stories are followed by notes about their sources. Dramatic watercolor paintings accent each tale.
Capturing both historical fact and legend, “Martín de Porres: The Rose in the Desert” is the illustrated biography of the first African-heritage saint of the Américas. Diaz's luminous mixed-media illustrations complement and expand the story. Diaz expertly uses color, perspective and contrast to portray Martín's gentle spirit and miraculous abilities.
- Nonfiction, Religion
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2013 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780547612188
In this striking rendition of Noah and the Great Flood, Jerry Pinkney has integrated the well-known story from Genesis with masterful pencil and watercolor illustrations to create a stunning whole. Vibrant paintings evoke the tone of the story from lush, sweeping views of the earth to intricate details of the massive ark, myriad animals, Noah and his family, and finally to the restoration of the planet.
Lore surrounding the life of Osnat Barzani enhances this picture-book biography of the first female rabbi, who lived in seventeenth-century Iraq.