Wilma's Way Home: The Life of Wilma Mankiller

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
10.2 X 11.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781484747186

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About the Author

Doreen Rappaport has written numerous award-winning books for children, including Freedom Ship and The School Is Not White (both illustrated by Curtis James); Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Honor Book illustrated by Bryan Collier; and John's Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon, also illustrated by Bryan Collier.

A native of rural Oklahoma with Choctaw ancestry, Linda Kukuk specializes in both scratchboard art and watercolor painting. She is a member of the Oklahoma Art Guild and has received numerous awards for her work. Her art has been featured in the International Society of Scratchboard Artists Show, as well as the Festival of Arts in Oklahoma City, the OCCC Arts Festival Oklahoma, the Downtown Edmond Art Festival, the Red Earth Festival, the Cherokee Art Market in Tulsa, the Oklahoma Art Guild National Show, and the Kiamichi Owa-Chito Festival of the Forest Art Show. In addition to art, Linda enjoys travel, photography, gardening, cooking, and competing in 5K races. She invites you to visit her online at lindakukuk.com.

Reviews

"Gives readers a sense of intimacy. A solid resource for a classroom or school library about a phenomenal Cherokee woman that feels a bit like flipping through a family photo album."--Kirkus Reviews
"An important read for all libraries, this work highlights a strong woman who left a vital message for future leaders."--SLJ