So this post of read aloud picks aims my Lena Horne PB bio at age 15+

18 Apr

Lena Horne Cover

ILA’s Literacy Daily blog featured a list of read alouds for ages 4 to 15+. The Legendary Miss Lena Horne, illustrated by Elizaabeth Zunon was the pick for ages 15 and up.

Several years ago, a librarian once introduced me prior to a keynote by saying, “Carole Boston Weatherford doesn’t write picture books; she writes illustrated books for adults.” I don’t know if that’s true or not, although I will admit to tackling provocative subjects and themes. In a way, aren’t picture books just lavishly illustrated short stories characterized by an economy of language? Here are some other picture books of mine that might fit the bill for teen read alouds.

 

 

Do or have you read aloud to teen? What picture books would you share with teens?

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One Response to “So this post of read aloud picks aims my Lena Horne PB bio at age 15+”

  1. carolbaldwin 04/18/2018 at 11:21 pm #

    I love that librarian’s description of your books!

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