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Keeping the City Going

Written & illustrated by Brian Floca
Published by Atheneum Books
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Apr 27, 2021
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Caldecott Award winner Brian Floca gives a heartfelt thank you to the essential workers who keep their cities going during COVID-19 quarantine in this tenderly illustrated picture book.

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Who Wrote Keeping the City Going

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Brian Floca

<p>Brian Floca was born and raised in Temple, Texas. He attended college at Brown University, where he double majored in art and history, cartooned for the school newspaper, and took classes down College Hill at the Rhode Island School of Design. <br>One of his instructors at RISD was author and illustrator David Macaulay, who introduced him to author Avi. That led to a collaboration with Avi and editor Richard Jackson on the graphic novel <i>City of Light, City of Dark</i>. From there, he went on to illustrate additional stories by Avi and other authors, to continue studying art (including an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York), and to write and illustrate books of his own.</p><p>Brian’s books include <i>Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11</i>, Avi’s <i>Poppy and Ereth</i>, Patricia MacLachlan’s <i>The True Gift</i>, and, <i>Ballet For Martha</i>, a picture book by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan. He’s working now on his next book as author and illustrator. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.</p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781534493773
Publication Date:
April 27, 2021
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2020036623
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1534493778

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