Meet the illustrators for Find Your Voice!
Artist for All Ages, Michaela Goade
Michaela Goade is the 2021 Caldecott Medalist for We Are Water Protectors, and an enrolled member of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. I Sang You Down from the Stars is a New York Times bestseller and received starred reviews in Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal.
Artist for Early Readers, Angela Dominguez
A two-time Pura Belpré Honoree for Illustration, Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City and grew up in Texas. She earned an M.F.A. from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where she teaches in the School of Illustration. Her debut middle-grade novel Stella Diaz Has Something to Say was a Chicago Public Library pick for Best Books for Kids, and an ALA Notable Book for Children. In her inspiring book Mango, Abuela, and Me (written by Meg Medina) readers adore the tender heartwarming story about Mango the brightly-colored parrot and making friends in any language.
Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley
Artist for Elementary-aged Readers, Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley
Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley is an Ojibwe woodland artist from Barrie, Ontario, and a member of Wasauksing, First Nation. Sharice’s Big Voice is his second picture book and received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews. Mii maanda ezhi-ekendmaanh / This Is How I Know was named a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year for 2021.
Artist for YA Readers, Hannah Templer
Hannah Templer is a queer cartoonist and graphic designer currently living in Seattle. She is the creator of the popular Cosmoknights series and the illustrator of a comic series based on the Netflix show GLOW, a fictionalization of the characters and gimmicks of the 1980s syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.