Posts tagged Vermont
John Steven Gurney, Children's Author and Illustrator

John Steven Gurney is the author and illustrator of the graphic novel, Fuzzy Baseball, and the picture books, Dinosaur Train and The Bossy Pirate. He has illustrated over 150 chapter books, including the A to Z Mysteries, The Bailey School Kids, and The Calendar Mysteries series. He has illustrated the board board game Guess Who, as well as advertising, posters, puzzles, and a shopping bag for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.

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Helen Hipp, Children's Author

Has a book ever changed your life? Not just inspired you but helped you to see your life differently? Helen Hipp's stories provide children with the opportunity to identify how they are the same, and yet different from other people, and how they feel about the differences.

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K. Heidi Fishman, Author, Holocaust Educator

I believe the most important question is this: What does “never forget” mean? It is the reason that my mother continues to tell her story and teachers continue to invite both of us to come to their classrooms. Never forget. People say it when they talk about the Holocaust, but I wonder if they all understand the phrase. Some say we have to remember the victims. Some say we need to honor the survivors. And others say we need to fight anti-Semitism. All of that is true, but it doesn’t capture the deeper meaning of those two words. “Never forget” means we need to learn from history. We need to understand that prejudice hurts: it injures the people who are discriminated against, and it damages the people who hold the biased views. o.

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