Each illustration is the main cover artwork for a middle school English Language Arts lesson plan. These lessons are built around various readings, from novels to short essays.
Medium: A mix of watercolor and color pencils drawings and textures, they are put together digitally.
Summer of the Mariposas is a young-adult fiction novel by Guadalupe Garcia McCall. It follows the journey of 5 sisters who cross the border into Mexico, in search of their father. What ensues is a series of adventures that straddle the border between magic and reality.
M. C. Higgins, the Great is a coming-of-age novel by Virginia Hamilton. It tells the story of an African-American teenager growing up in the Appalachian mountains and the changes that the mining industry is afflicting on his life and his home.
My Mother’s Garden is a personal essay by Kaitlyn Greenidge. In this memoir she looks back at her teenage years as an African-American who grew up in the projects in Boston while attending an elite prep school.