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Lois Lenski : storycatcher

Author: Bobbie Malone
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For generations of children, including a young Oprah Winfrey, opening a Lois Lenski book has meant opening a world. This was just what the author wanted: to help children "see beyond the rim of their own world." In Lois Lenski: Storycatcher, historian and educator Bobbie Malone takes us into Lenski's own world to tell the story of how a girl from a small Ohio town became a beloved literary icon. Author and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Malone, Bobbie, 1944-
Lois Lenski.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015043810
(OCoLC)933863442
Named Person: Lois Lenski; Lois Lenski
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bobbie Malone
ISBN: 9780806156774 0806156775
OCLC Number: 953458900
Description: 1 online resource (x, 323 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Growing up in the Lenski household --
Quietly rebellious --
Finding time to create --
The birth and growth of Mr. Small --
Immersed in history --
Stories from life --
Lenski as storycatcher --
Catching more stories --
Innovations and collaborations --
Friend of children.
Responsibility: Bobbie Malone.

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Lois Lenski: Storycatcher beautifully captures the life of one of America's most gifted and prolific writers and illustrators of children's books. Bobbie Malone shows how Lenski celebrated the Read more...

 
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by Elswyth (WorldCat user published 2017-10-15) Good Permalink

An interesting look at the life and work of an author/illustrator in many ways ahead of her time. In addition to her award-winning books, including the Newbery Medal for <a title="Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski" rel="nofollow"...
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