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BRAT TIME STORIES: Willie Pearl

November 25, 2020

Michelle Y. Green reads a story based on her mother's childhood. Michelle has contributed several stories to our museum anthologies and has been interviewed for our podcast. 

From Notable Kentucky African Americans Database:

Mahone, Willie Pearl (b. 1925-)

was born in a coal camp in Jenkins, KY. She is the subject of the award winning children's books in the The Willie Pearl Series, written by her daughter, Michelle Y. Green. Green is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins Master's Program in Writing. Green's historical fiction series was written in the early 1990s and is set in a Depression-era coal-mining town in Kentucky. Willie Pearl: Under the Mountain, the second book in the series, received the 1993 Children's Literary Award for Multicultural Publishing. Information on Willie P. Mahone provided by Michelle Y. Green. For more see Michelle Y. Green on the Reading is Fundamental/Reading Planet website.

 
Michelle's website is: https://michelleygreen.com

 

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