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Judy's Journey was originally published in 1947 as part of Lois Lenski's regional books. It is the story of a child of a migrant family that journeys from Alabama sharecropper shack in a desperate search for security. This rough sketch is from…

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In the production of Lois Lenski's books, her illustrations would be converted to metal stamps. Her images could then be reproduced again and again.

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A sketch of a tree covered in moss. This is characteristic of Florida vegetation. This sketch was done in relation to research for Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski.

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This a sketch that shows Lenski's process while drawing figures. On the left we see a female figure raising an axe or a hoe. To the right, the same female figure is drawn but with more precision, detail, and better proportions. This sketch was done…

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This is a sketch of flowers done by Lois Lenski while she was researching for Strawberry Girl. She paid great attention to detail and had a realistic component to her drawings.

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Photograph of Lois Lenski at work at her drawing table.

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A picture of Lois Lenski at her typewriter.

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This is a preparatory sketch for a mini-comic entirled Timothy Trott and his Snowball. This piece exemplifies Lois Lenski's process.

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This is a print of one of Lois Lenski's illustrations from her book We Live in the Country.

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Handwritten excerpt of Chapter 14 from Strawberry Girl detailing Lois Lenki's writing process.
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