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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…

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.

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…

Lois Lenski's hand-written draft of Chapter 13 for Judy's Journey.

A picture of Lois Lenski at her typewriter.

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

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

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

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