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Cover page of Lois Lenski's book Bayou Suzette.

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Back inside cover from We Live in the Country, originally published in 1960.

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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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This is a pencil sketch of illustration number 54 on page 204 of Judy's Journey.

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This is the pencil sketch of illustration number 28 on page 108 of Judy's Journey. It shows a girl in an orchard, picking fruit with baskets.

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This sketch is from Florida, My Florida showing a big old alligator. It exemplifies Lenski's process in creating her books.

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This is sketch of Child of Sunshine for Florida, My Florida. It exemplifies Lenski's process in creating her books and illustrations.

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Sketch of Little Birdie Boyer for Florida, My Florida.

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Sketch number 7 for Florida, My Florida showing My Strawberry Queen. This sketch exemplifies Lenski's process in creating her books and characters.

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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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