Walter Rudin

Rudine Sims Bishop is an emeritus professor of education at Ohio State University, where she taught children's literature classes. Shadow and Substance: Afro-American Experience in Modern Children's Literature (1982), Presenting Walter Dean Myers (1990), Kaleidoscope: A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K - 8 (1994), and Wonders: The Greatest Children's Poetry of Effie Lee Newsome (1999) are just a few of her earlier works. She has won numerous prizes and served on the Caldecott and Newbery Medal selection committees. James J. took the photo.