Books by Patricia Hruby Powell

LOVING VS. VIRGINIA by Patricia Hruby Powell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"A song of love vs. a cacophony of hate—all in a beautiful model of bookmaking. (timeline, bibliography, credits and sources) (Historical verse fiction. 11-18)"
A powerful and riveting account of an American couple in love when that love was ruled illegal in many American states. Read full book review >
JOSEPHINE by Patricia Hruby Powell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"An extraordinary dancer and woman is here celebrated with style and empathy. (author's note, artist's note, further reading, quotation sources) (Poetry/biography. 6-12)"
A life devoted to self-expression through dance and racial harmony is celebrated in this lavish, lengthy picture book. Read full book review >
CH'AT TÓ YINÍLO' by Patricia Hruby Powell
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"Still, this story, not easily found elsewhere, is a solid purchase for those libraries seeking to balance their folk literature collection with Native-American tales. (Picture book/folktale. 5-8)"
This is a delightful retelling from the Navajo tradition explaining how rain came to earth with the help of Crane and Frog. Read full book review >