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Story Quilts: Appalachian Women Speak by Shannon Hitchcock

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This is the third picture book in Shannon Hitchcock’s storyteller series after her books about Ray Hicks and Jean Ritchie. It tells the story of a girl who learns how to quilt from her mother and creates a quilt centered on material from a worn-out apron that her grandmother wore. The book’s subtitle makes the point that some quilts tell discernable stories. Shannon Hitchcock grew up in the foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains near where she currently lives. The illustrator, Sophie Page, is a Massachusetts native living in Brooklyn. She is a mixed media illustrator who used clay, fabric, paper, and wire for the illustrations in this book.

New York: Raycraft Books, 2022. 32 pages with full-color illustrations by Sophie Page. 11.5” X 9” trade paperback.