Vanessa Brantley-Newton – Just Do You!
Vanessa Brantley Newton is a diversity expert and storyteller who illustrated many books for young readers, including Mary Had a Little Glam.
Mary Had a Little Glam is the story of a fashion-forward Mary that helps some of childhood’s most beloved characters go glam.
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist is the story of the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963.
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