Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly 100 children's books from board books to picture books and nonfiction titles. She received a Caldecott Honor Medal for a River of Words by Jen Bryant and two New York Times Best Illustrated citations.

  • Brave Girl

    By Michelle Markel

    Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

    Read by Lesa Lockford

    Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909

    A 2015 ALA-ALSC Notable Video!

    "...celebrates the courage and determination of Clara Lemlich, a young immigrant who toiled in a garment factory during the day and attended school at night." - Booklist (video review)

    Released August 5, 2014
    English, Unabridged