R. Gregory Christie

R. Gregory Christie is a 2017 Caldecott Honor recipient for Freedom in Congo Square, a four-time recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award Honor for illustration (Freedom in Congo SquareBrothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan; Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth; The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children), a three-time winner of the New York Times’ 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year (in 2000 for Only Passing Through, 2002 for Stars in the Darkness, and in 2016 for Freedom in Congo Square), an honor winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for illustration (Jazz Baby), and a recipient of the NAACP’s Image Award. He operates GAS-ART GIFTS, a children’s bookstore with autographed copies in Decatur, Georgia.

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