June 13, 2017
11.2 X 11.0 X 0.6 inches | 1.35 pounds
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About the Author
Sarvinder Naberhaus is the author of Boom Boom and the forthcoming Lines. She was born in India and grew up in the heartland of America. She lives in Iowa with her family. Kadir Nelson is an acclaimed artist and the illustrator of several New York Times bestselling picture books, including his authorial debut We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, which won a Coretta Scott King Award and a Sibert Medal. Kadir has received three additional Coretta Scott King Awards and five Coretta Scott King honors. He has also received two Caldecott Honors, for Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, and has twice received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work.
Praise for Blue Sky, White Stars * "Many readers will feel that this book looks like the America they know." --Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Though ostensibly a picture book for younger children, this has the ability to reach a much broader audience, and spark discussion of hopes and fears. It's hard to imagine a book better suited to this time." --Booklist, starred review * "Naberhaus and Nelson give new life to Old Glory for the youngest of readers." --Kirkus, starred review * "Timely homage to the relationship among America's majesty, its hopefulness and diversity, and its flag." --School Library Journal, starred review