Many thanks to Ekua Holmes for the original art interpreting our theme. Her work will be on exhibit in the Trustman Art Gallery, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA for the month of July 2017. OUT OF WONDER. Text copyright © 2017 by Kwame Alexander. Illustrations copyright © 2017 by Ekua Holmes. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.

Our thanks to Gregory Maguire for permission to use his words from Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West.

We give extraordinary thanks to Candlewick, Charlesbridge, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for their sponsorship of institute speakers.

“Story Stars” animation by Karen LaFleur and music by Nancy Tucker . Thank you. 

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