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Who Will I Be Lord?

Who Will I Be Lord?

Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Who Will I Be Lord?

About the Book

A lyrical story about how looking back is helpful when you start looking forward. . . .

A young girl thoughtfully considers her family tree and the vibrant ancestors who populate it. As each family member’s story is revealed, her quiet meditation—about what kind of person she’ll be when she grows up—transforms into a testament to the importance of sharing family stories.

The simple, elegant narrative combined with Sean Qualls’s evocative art makes for a wonderful read-aloud experience.

Product Details

On sale: June 28, 2011
Age: 4-8 years
Grade: Preschool - 3
Page count: 40 Pages
ISBN: 9780375983009

Author Bio

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson wears multiple hats in the world of children’s books as an author and a youth services librarian at a public library in New Mexico. Her books have received numerous awards starting with her first book, Always Gramma, a CCBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. She lives in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Sean Qualls has created evocative, powerful art for magazines, newspapers, advertisements, and children’s books, including Dizzy, Powerful Words, Phillis’s Big Test, and Before John Was a Jazz Giant. He lives with his wife and their two children in Brooklyn, New York.