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Dr. Michelle H. Martin and J. Elizabeth Mills

About Dr. Michelle H. Martin and J. Elizabeth Mills

Dr. Michelle H. Martin, pictured here, is the Beverly Cleary Professor for Children & Youth Services in the Information School at the University of Washington in Seattle. J. Elizabeth Mills is a doctoral candidate at the University of Washington Information School and a children’s book author.

Blue Sky, White Stars

At first glance, readers might mistake Blue Sky, White Stars for a patriotic picture book that’s primarily about the Fourth of July. Although it does include this holiday, the book delivers much more. It presents a multi-layered, complex, inclusive, expansive, and timely depiction of America through highlighting different features of the flag. On the cover […]