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Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston

By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Shining story about adventurous life of celebrated writer.

Jump at the Sun cover: young girl, wearing overalls, stands in a field and jumps up towards the bright sky.

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Zora Neale Hurston is known for her incredible books, and now this beautifully illustrated picture book shares her inspiring life story with young readers. Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston is filled with bright images. Illustrator Jacqueline Alcántara includes many hidden details and bold colors on each page. The book is a little long for young readers, and some may find the Southern twang to be somewhat confusing. But it's a sweet reminder that no dream is too big, and anyone can reach the sun.

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