When you visit Rejoice The Legacy during the May Hill Arbuthnot lecture on May 3rd, head upstairs and check out Martin & Mahalia on the second floor, as well as A Wreath For Emmett Till: The Editorial Relatioship.

These are details from Martin & Mahalia, the portion of the exhibit that features images from Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song. It focuses on the friendship between Martin Luther King and Mahalia Jackson, on their respective and combined accomplishments, and on the process of creating an informational book.

When you visit Rejoice The Legacy during the May Hill Arbuthnot lecture on May 3rd, head upstairs and check out Martin & Mahalia on the second floor, as well as A Wreath For Emmett Till: The Editorial Relatioship.

These are Images from A Wreath For Emmett Till: The Editorial Relationship, which contains images and text from A Wreath For Emmett Till. The book uses a sonnet format to talk about the lynching of fourteen year old Emmett Till that took place in Mississippi in 1955. It was written by Marie Larson, illustrated by Phillip Lardy, and edited by Andrea Davis Pinkney. The exhibit is located on the third floor.

When you come to The May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture on May 3rd, make sure to stop by our exhibit, Rejoice The Legacy! You can see manuscript pages, sketches, research, and original artwork by Andrea Davis and Brian Pinkney.

Act 3
"The C was Cut to ribbons"

The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg

Act 3

"The C was Cut to ribbons"

The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg

Act 2
"The B was badly bitten"

The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg

Act 2

"The B was badly bitten"

The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg

Act 1
"The A was in an Avalanche" 

The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg

Act 1

"The A was in an Avalanche" 

The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg

Caldecott Honor book Gone Wildby David McLimans.

Today we are celebrating alphabet books! Here are images from Lois Ehlert’s Eating the Alphabet. 

Antler, Bear, Canoe by University of Minnesota Children’s Literature Research Collections (CLRC) donor Betsy Bowen.

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