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Storytime With Matia: Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment

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Books & Writing, Storytimes

Age Group:

Everyone

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Join Youth Services staff member Matia Stewart on Facebook or YouTube as she reads Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry.  When Parker Curry was a toddler, she visited the National Portrait Gallery.  She became mesmerized by Amy Sherald's portrait of Michelle Obama, who she thought was a queen.  This book is based on the photograph that went viral after a fellow museum-goer took a picture of Parker looking up in awe.  This inspiring story was illustrated by Brittany Jackson.