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Shane W. Evans

Shane W. Evans studied at Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts and graduated in 1993 and began traveling the world. In addition to contract work in illustration, graphic design and web design for major companies, Evans has conceptualized and illustrated numerous children’s books. Many of the books have been featured in the media such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, NBA Inside Stuff, Reading Rainbow and Late Night with David Letterman. Shane has received much acclaim within the children’s literary field for his work on children’s books such as "Osceola," "The Way The Door Closes," "Shaq and the Beanstalk" and "Take It To The Hoop Magic Johnson." His accolades range from being honored by First Lady Laura Bush at the 2002 National Book Festival, The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and The Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children.Shane W. Evans is the illustrator of numerous award-winning books for children, including Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson, and Osceola: Memories of a Sharecropper's Daughter, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. He lives with his wife and daughter in Kansas City, Missouri.

Coretta Scott King Medal for Illustrators

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Chocolate Me! book and CD storytime set

Chocolate Me! book and CD storytime set

Taye Diggs; illustrated by Shane W. Evans; read by Taye Diggs
Feiwel & Friends
Feiwel & Friends

From author Taye Diggs and illustrator Shane W. Evans, Chocolate Me! is a timely book and CD set about how it feels to be teased and taunted, and how each of us is sweet and lovely and delicious...

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I Love You More Than . . .

I Love You More Than . . .

Taye Diggs; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Feiwel & Friends
Feiwel & Friends

My child.

I am not always with you
as much as I’d like.

But you are always in my mind
and my heart.

Some families look different...

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We March

Shane W. Evans
Square Fish
Square Fish

The acclaimed author and artist of Underground brings his talents to this account of the 1963 March on Washington.

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Chocolate Me!

Chocolate Me!

Taye Diggs; Illustrations by Shane W. Evans
Square Fish
Square Fish

The boy is teased for looking different than the other kids. His skin is darker, his hair curlier. He tells his mother he wishes he could be more like everyone else. And she helps him to see how...

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Mixed Me!

Mixed Me!

Taye Diggs; Illustrations by Shane W. Evans
Feiwel & Friends
Feiwel & Friends

The team who brought us Chocolate Me!, returns with an upbeat story about a mixed-race boy.

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Underground

Written and illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Square Fish
Square Fish

One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011
A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a...

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28 Days

28 Days

Charles R. Smith Jr.; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

With a story for every day of Black History Month, this innovative portrayal of those who struggled and strived to shape African-American history stuns with Charles Smith's powerful words and gorgeous illustrations by award-winning artist Shane Evans.

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The Way a Door Closes

The Way a Door Closes

Hope Anita Smith; Illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Square Fish
Square Fish

An award winning, poignant novel in poems about a family coping with a father's disappearance

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Underground

Written and illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011

A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in...

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Black Jack

Black Jack

by Charles R. Smith Jr., illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Born as Arthur John Johnson in the southern state of Texas, Jack Johnson was one of the most renowned boxers of the twentieth century. Through hard work and persistence, he climbed the ranks, taking a swing and a jab and eventually busting the color barrier. As the first black man to win the Heavyweight Championship, there was more than a title on the line.
Published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of this history-making bout (July 4, 1910). This is an extraordinary marriage of poetry, fabulous collage artwork, and a splendid achievement in its own right.

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