Jennifer B. Porter

Emily Writes: Emily Dickinson and Her Poetic Beginnings

Written by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Christine Davenier Jane Yolen is well known for her “How Do Dinosaurs…” picture books as well as her many poetry books, so it’s only appropriate she would write a picture book about America’s most well-known female poet, Emily Dickinson. Not much is known about Emily’s childhood but Yolen takes …

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Hooray for Women!

Written and Illustrated by Marcia Williams Hooray for Women! celebrates the accomplishments of women throughout history, some familiar and some I’d never heard of. Each page is devoted to a different woman and her story is told in graphic novel format. Along the border outside of the panels other facts and info are shared, as …

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The Brain is Kind of a Big Deal

Written and Illustrated by Nick Seluk The Brain IS a Big Deal! This great non-fiction book teaches kids about the different parts of the brain and all that the brain does for us. Text is accompanied by really fun and humorous illustrations with parts of the brain, the brain itself, and other organs as characters …

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