Don Tate, NISD

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Don Tate is the award-winning creator of numerous picture book biographies, including Pigskins to Paintbrushes: The Story of Football-Playing Artist Ernie Barnes and William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad. He is a founding host of The Brown Bookshelf, a website that celebrates the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers. Tate’s accolades include an Ezra Jack Keats Book Award and Honor, a Carter G. Woodson Book Award and Honor, two Christopher Awards, and several others. He lives with his family in Austin, Texas, and he invites you to visit him online at DonTate.com.

 

 

 

Carter Reads the Newspaper: The Story of Carter G. Woodson, Founder of Black History Month By Deborah Hopkinson, Don Tate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deborah Hopkinson, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781682633328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peachtree - August 3rd, 2021

Essential Black History Reading

The first-ever picture book biography of Carter G. Woodson, the Father of Black History Month

Carter G. Woodson Book Award (Honor Book), NCSS
Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award
Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book
Top 10 Books for Kids ―New York Public Library


Jerry Changed the Game!: How Engineer Jerry Lawson Revolutionized Video Games Forever By Don Tate, Cherise Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Don Tate, Cherise Harris (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665919081
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 29th, 2023

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Meet Jerry Lawson, the Black engineer who revolutionized the video game industry, in this engaging picture book biography perfect for fans of Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions and Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History.

Before Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo Switch, there was a tin


Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Don Tate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316534963
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

Meet Roto and Roy, helicopter heroes and the stars of a rip-roaring rescue adventure series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherri Duskey Rinker and award-winning artist Don Tate.

When a dangerous forest fire burns out of control, helicopter Roto and pilot Roy are ready to fly to the rescue!


She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story By Audrey Vernick, Don Tate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Audrey Vernick, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061349225
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 17th, 2023

"A wonderful picture book biography. Little girls will be inspired."* This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.


Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions By Chris Barton, Don Tate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580892988
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - May 7th, 2019

Celebrate the inventor of the Super Soaker in this inspiring picture book biography about Lonnie Johnson, the maker behind one of the world's favorite toys.

 


¡FUSHHH! / Whoosh!: El chorro de inventos súper húmedos de Lonnie Johnson By Chris Barton, Don Tate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580895231
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Charlesbridge - May 7th, 2019

Ahora en español, la verdadera historia del juguete favorito de todos los niños en el verano, la Súper Pistola de Agua, y cómo fue inventado por accidente.