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Books written by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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Andrea Davis Pinkney Delivers a Story of Generational Perseverance Against Racism in ‘Loretta Little Looks Back’
Reviewed By Maria Chance Jun 8th, 2022 2:17 pm

In Andrea Davis Pinkney’s Loretta Little Looks Back, illustrated by her husband, Brian Pinkney, we are invited to hear the story of three generations in the traditional monologue “go tell it” style, beginning in 1927, Mississipi, with Loretta, who’s lovingly called ‘Retta by her father and sisters. She paints us a picture of life on a cotton farm where she, her sisters and her father are sharecroppers, often working for wages that are barely enough to survive on and sometimes never seen at all....