Book jacket image for Just Jerry by Jerry Pinkney

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

9780316383851

STARRED REVIEW

Just Jerry

Just Jerry is a moving and vivid reminder that young people can have successful lives in the arts if they receive the tools and support they need.

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Review of ‘Just Jerry’

When Caldecott Medalist Jerry Pinkney died in late 2021, he left behind an inspiring legacy, including the illustrations for more than 100 published books. It turns out that he also left behind an unfinished memoir about his boyhood during the late 1940s and ’50s, when he grew up on an all-Black block…

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