Contributor Profile

Jerry Pinkney

About

Legendary author and illustrator Jerry Pinkney's many accolades include the Caldecott Medal, five Coretta Scott King Awards, five Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, four New York Times Best Illustrated Books, and four gold medals from the Society of Illustrators. He served on the National Council of the Arts, is a Trustee Emeritus of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and has taught at Pratt Institute, the University of Delaware, and the University of Buffalo. He lives in Westchester, New York.

Conference Sessions

  • Spotlight on African-American Children's Books: Let's Talk About Picture Books

    05/30/2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM, 1E16

    African American Young Adult and Middle Grade Books have seen a surge in sales and popularity with all readers over the past decade. These books are prominently...

    • Language: English
  • Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

    05/31/2019, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Downtown Stage

    Join Sharon Robinson, Jerry Pinkney, and Stephana Colbert as they proudly discuss their newest books that give a voice to groups traditionally not heard.  Robin...

    • Language: English

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