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Sean Qualls

Sean Qualls

Sean Qualls illustrated the widely acclaimed biographies The Poet Slave of Cuba and Dizzy. He lives with his wife and son in Brooklyn, New York.

The Poet Slave of Cuba

The Poet Slave of Cuba

Margarita Engle; Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A lyrical account of the life of Juan Francisco Manzano, the poet slave of Cuba, in verse

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Before John Was a Jazz Giant

Before John Was a Jazz Giant

Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrations by Sean Qualls
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the household. These vivid noises shaped...

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