Tikvah by Elie Wiesel
Children's Book Creators Reflect on Human Rights

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More than 40 of America's most distinguished children's book illustrators, including fourteen Caldecott Medalists and Honor-winners, contribute thoughtful words and outstanding original art to this one-of-a-kind volume. Natalie Babbit, Eric Carle, Trina Schart Hyman, Jerry Pinkney, Ed Young, and many others bring their own unique insight to questions of human rights. Originally published as a special limited edition, this moving celebration of the human spirit is now available for the first time to a wide audience of children's book lovers, collectors, librarians, educators, and young adults. Includes: Tomie dePaola on nonconformity; Jane Dyer on peace; Tom Feelings on being a Black man in America; Marianna Mayer on child labor; William Joyce on integration; Steven Kellogg on preserving wilderness; Anita Lobel on the Holocaust.

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Published September 1, 2001 by SeaStar Books. 111 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography, Young Adult, Law & Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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The illustrations range in tone from comforting (Emily Arnold McCully depicts a child, a towhead in overalls, watching the autumn leaves fall) to the unsettling (Trina Schart Hyman paints a woman whose breasts have been cut away at the hands of two "doctors" representing Patriarchy and Technology...

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