Sean Qualls

Sean Qualls finds inspiration everywhere, from old buildings, nature, fairy tales, black memorabilia, and outsider art to cave paintings, African imagery, mythology, music, and his native Brooklyn. He is the co-illustrator, with his wife, Selina Alko, of the celebrated picture books Two Friends by Dean Robbins and The Case for Loving by Selina Alko. Other acclaimed picture books he has illustrated include Giant Steps to Change the World by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, Little Cloud and Lady Wind by Toni Morrison and her son Slade, Dizzy by Jonah Winter, and Before John Was a Jazz Giant by Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his family. Visit him online at seanqualls.com.

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  1. Ages 4 - 6 (1)
  2. Ages 7 - 9 (3)
  3. Ages 10 - 13 (2)

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  1. Grades PreK - K (1)
  2. Grades 1 - 2 (2)
  3. Grades 3 - 5 (3)
  4. Grades 6 - 8 (1)

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  1. Fiction (2)
  2. Non-Fiction (1)

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  1. English (3)
  2. Spanish (1)

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    The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

    The Fight for Interracial Marriage

    by Selina Alko, Illustrated By Sean Qualls, Selina Alko

    Ages 8 – 11 . Grades 3 – 6
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    Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

    Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

    by Dean Robbins, Illustrated By Sean Qualls, Selina Alko

    Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5
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    Why Am I Me?

    by Paige Britt, Illustrated By Selina Alko, Sean Qualls

    Ages 4 – 8 . Grades PreK – 3

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