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  • Tags: Birdie Boyer

osb2-sgirl-p142.jpg
The original pencil illustration for page 142 of Strawberry Girl, dated 1945.

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Here is a full-page, detailed sketch that Lenski intended to use in Chapter 9 of Strawberry Girl. We see Birdie and her family working in the fields picking and greeting a male over the fence with a group of dogs around him. In the background we see…

b235-blkbook-birdie.jpg
While researching for Strawberry Girl, Lois Lenski met this girl shown here in the above photograph. She was the inspiration for the main character, Birdie Boyer.
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