Av2 by Weigl
September 15, 2013
10.8 X 8.6 X 0.3 inches | 0.01 pounds
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About the Author
Ann Malaspina is the author of more than fifteen nonfiction books for young people. Her interest in equal rights and social change often leads her to write about people struggling on the margins of society to improve their quality of life. She was inspired to write Yasmin's Hammer after traveling in South Asia and reading news reports about young workers in Bangladesh. Malaspina lives with her family in northern New Jersey. Her Web site is annmalaspina.com.
ERIC VELASQUEZ is the author and illustrator of Grandma's Records and Grandma's Gift, a Pura Belpré Award winner. He is also the illustrator of The Price of Freedom; I, Matthew Henson, which received four starred reviews; Jesse Owens: Fastest Man Alive, which received two starred reviews; and The Piano Man, for which he won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award. He is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and lives in New York. www.ericvelasquez.com