Author & Illustrator

Shane W. Evans


Shane W. Evans loves to dream. First he dreamed of opening his own art studio. He did that in 2007. Shane’s books include We March; Olu’s Dream; and Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, a 2012 Coretta Scott King Medalist. When he isn’t on the road, Shane dreams at home in Kansas City, MO. Visit him online at

Most Popular Shane W. Evans Books

Lillian's Right to Vote book
Martin Luther King, Jr. · civil rights movement · activism
Lillian's Right to Vote
We March book
activism · diversity · history
We March
My Brother Charlie book
autism · disabilities
My Brother Charlie

All Shane W. Evans Books


Andrea Davis Pinkney
Daniel Bernstrom
Kathleen M. Blasi
Ryan Elizabeth Peete
Holly Robinson Peete
Jonah Winter
Donna L. Washington
Breanna J McDaniel
Taye Diggs

Book Dedications by Shane W. Evans

  • Thank you, God, for the strength to see this vision through. I dedicate this book to ALL the Evans, Ciminesi, Allen, Clark, and Eastwood boys and men, to Warren, Jackie, Paul, Garie Senior, Joseph, and Old, to the fathers, uncles, grands, and great—we love you, I love you, be brave.
    Big Papa and the Time Machine

Personal Info

Books Stats

1Authored & Illustrated

Most Recent Book

picture book
Hosea Plays On

Highest Rated Book

Mixed Me! book
confidence · being yourself · being different · diversity
Mixed Me!

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