Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Kadir Nelson Visits Estes Hills Elementary

Estes Hills Elementary fourth- and fifth-graders were honored to host the award-winning artist and author Kadir Nelson on Monday, January 28. His visit was part of the Random House Teacher of Literacy Award given to Mary Andrews, a teacher at Estes Hills.

Kadir Nelson is an acclaimed author and illustrator who has won Caldecott Honors, Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, and the Sibert Medal. 
Kadir Nelson showed the students the evolution of his work from childhood to today, focusing on one of his more recent books, "I Have a Dream." This book just received the prestigious Coretta Scott King Honor for his extraordinary illustrations.

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