Jerome Lagarrigue received the Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe Award for New Talent for his illustrations for Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Janice N. Harrington; Pictures by Jerome Lagarrigue
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
An African American family becomes a new kind of pioneer
Leaving behind Big Mama, loving relatives, and the familiar red soil and cotton fields of Alabama, Jessie and her family are...