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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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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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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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