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This sketch exemplifies Lois Lenski's process in designing the coverpage of Strawberry Girl.

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

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

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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…

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This rough sketch shows various figures including women, men, and children. They all are helping pick in the fields or are watching. Many of the figures have names above them such as Billy, Dewey, Mrs. Mattie, etc. A notable figure is that of Mr.…

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This sketch exemplifies Lois Lenski's process as she designs the character of Birdie.
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