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A Lovely Illustrated Children’s Book Celebrating Trailblazing Jazz Pianist and Composer Mary Lou Williams
A Lovely Illustrated Children’s Book Celebrating Trailblazing Jazz Pianist and Composer Mary Lou Williams

How an extraordinary woman transformed bullying into beautiful music and came to lift the spirits of millions.

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The Big Box: Toni Morrison’s Darkly Philosophical Children’s Book, a Collaboration with Her Son
The Big Box: Toni Morrison’s Darkly Philosophical Children’s Book, a Collaboration with Her Son

“Who says they can’t handle their freedom?”

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Tell Me What to Dream About: An Illustrated Nocturnal Adventure of Imaginative Possibility
Tell Me What to Dream About: An Illustrated Nocturnal Adventure of Imaginative Possibility

Because who doesn’t want to be eating teeny-tiny waffles surrounded by teeny-tiny animals?

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To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book
To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book

“Don’t bother about the commas which aren’t there, read the words. Don’t worry about the sense that is there, read the words faster.”

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