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Michelle Edwards

Michelle Edwards is the author of numerous picture books, including A Hat for Mrs. Goldman, which received four starred reviews and was hailed as "heartwarming" by the New York Times. She received the Charlotte Zolotow Award for Me and the Boss. Her other titles include Chicken Man, winner of the National Jewish Book Award; Max Makes a Cake, illustrated by Charles Santoso; and Room for the Baby, illustrated by Jana Christy. A lifelong knitter, Michelle has also written an adult title, A Knitter's Home Companion. She lives in Iowa City, Iowa. Visit her at michelledwards.com.

Books

Elijah’s Easter Suit

In a story full of style, sass, and significance, a young boy goes on a quest for the perfect Easter church outfit, inspired by elders from his community. Along the way learns about the importance of Easter traditions to his family, his ancestors, and the Black church. Elijah is on a mission to find the perfect

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Me and the Boss: A Story About Mending and Love

All the highs and lows of having a bossy, protective, and loving older sibling are depicted in this heartwarming picture book by a critically acclaimed author and award-winning illustrator.  Meet Lee, a little boy who won’t give up until he learns how to sew, and Zora, the sister who watches him try–and ultimately succeed! “I know big sisters.

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