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In this typed letter, a young girl from New Jersey expresses how much she liked the book Strawberry Girl and wishes she had an autograph copy. This is one of many fan letters Lenski received from children.

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In this handwritten letter, a young girl from Brooklyn, NY tells Lenski how much she enjoyed Strawberry Girl and Puritan Adventure. This is one of many fan letters Lenski received from children.

"Dear Miss Lenski,
I think your books that I have…

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This is a handwritten letter from a Strawberry Girl Fan on decorated stationary.

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Handwritten Fan Letters from Stawberry Girl fans to Lois Lenski.

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In this handwritten letter, a little boy tells Lois Lenski about his drawings inspired by Strawberry Girl. This is one of many fan letters Lenski received from children.

"Dear Miss Lenski,
When Miss Schott began to read 'Strawberry Girl' I…

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Cover page of Lois Lenski's book Bayou Suzette.

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Cover of Lois Lenski's book Strawberry Girl, first published in 1945.

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As part of her Round-a-bout America books, Lenski compiles stories about life in the country. We Live in the Country was originally published in 1960.

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This drawn map shows Bataria County, LA, the setting for Lois Lenski's book Bayou Suzette. Bayou Suzette was originally published in 1954.

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Map of Florida, the setting for Strawberry Girl. Lenski's regional books had maps in the cover, drawn by Lenski, giving her readers a visual of the area they were reading about.
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