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Diego

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Jeanette Winter

Diego was a boy who loved to draw; he drew on everything, even the walls. In time, he would become known as one of the greatest muralists in all of Mexico—in all the world. "An accessible picture...

Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century

By: Carole Boston Weatherford
illustrated by: Raul Colon

A stunning picture-book biography of iconic African American opera star Leontyne Price.   Born in a small town in Mississippi in 1927, the daughter of a midwife and a sawmill worker, Leontyne Price...

You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Andrè Carrilho

In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax such an amazing baseball player. We learn that the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that...


The 39 Apartments of Ludwig Van Beethoven

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Barry Blitt

How hard is it to move 5 legless pianos 39 times?Beethoven owned five legless pianos and composed great works on the floor. His first apartment was in the center of Vienna's theater district... but he...

Muhammad Ali: Champion of the World

By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated by: Francois Roca

In the history of legendary boxers, there was Joe Louis and Sonny Liston . . . and then, “the heavens opened up, and there appeared a great man descending on a cloud, jump-roping into the Kingdom...

Diego

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Jeanette Winter

This story of Diego Rivera, the greatest muralist of Mexico--and of the world--is told in Spanish and English. Vibrant miniature paintings convey the sense of adventure and magic that marked Rivera's early...


You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Barry Blitt

Legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel worked with such greats as Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle; he led the New York Yankees to a record-breaking TEN pennants and SEVEN World Series in twelve years;...

Hillary

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Raul Colón

In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her...



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You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Andre Carrilho

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