Shane W. Evans - Illustrator
Shane W. Evans has created pictures for over 50 books for children, choosing an illustration style to suit each one, and his work has received many awards and honors. He has worked with well-known authors, including Taye Diggs, Shaquille O'Neal, Andrea Davis Pinkney and Holly Robinson Peete. He has been honored with two Jane Addams Honor Book awards for Lillian's Right to Vote and for We March, which he wrote as well as illustrated. Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, which he also wrote and illustrated, won the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. Osceola: Memories of a Sharecropper's Daughter, collected and edited by Alan Governar, was a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and an Orbis Pictus Honor Book. Shane was also awarded the prestigious NAACP Image Award for his collaborative work with the Peete family on the book My Brother Charlie.