#Kidlit4Japan Auction #74 from Jan Godown Annino

Auction #74: autographed copy, SHE SANG PROMISE: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader from Jan Godown Annino

Description: This book is beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Lisa Desimini.
The copy won & mailed with loving care to the auction winner will be signed by both Lisa & Jan.
This is a fine addition to any family bookshelf, public library, or school media center.
The book was vetted with the curatorial staff of the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida on the Big Cypress Reservation.
The artwork Lisa created for this project & printed in the book, is stunning.

Estimated Value: $30
Minimum Bid: $5
Auction Begins: Friday 4/1 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Wednesday 4/6 @ 10:00AM EDT

Bio: Jan Godown Annino live in suburban North Florida, USA, under a great, grandmother oak tree, where she reads a lot with her family.
She also visits schools to share the love of reading with 2nd grade students, through the BookPALS & PencilPALS program of the Screen Actors Guild.
Because she met an amazing newspaper editor years ago & stayed in touch with her, Jan was able to write the story of her life, in a picture book.
The 2010 title is –
SHE SANG PROMISE: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader, from National Geographic Children’s Books, illustrated by Lisa Desimini, with a letter to young readers from the poet, Moses Jumper, Jr.
She Sang Promise is honored with –
Amelia Bloomer Project Top 10 Book/American Library Association
Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
Children’s Literature Gold Medal, Florida Book Awards

Author Jan Godown Annino’s Website: http://www.bookseedstudio.wordpress.com

Auction Terms:

  • Bid by posting a comment with your bid amount; anonymous bidding is not allowed.
  • Do not bid unless you intend to pay that amount to a designated charity organization.
  • Bids are in U.S. Dollars.
  • Bids under $50 must be at least $1 more than the previous bid; bids from $50 to under $100 must be at least $2 more than the previous bid; bids of $100 or more must be at least $5 more than the previous bid. Overbids are encouraged.
  • Highest bid before the end of the auction wins; if the highest bid is less than the reserve amount, the auction is extended until the reserve amount is reached; if no reserve amount is stated, the reserve amount is 50% of the item’s estimated value.
  • Winning bid is not final until the winning bidder is notified by email. Winning bidder must donate the winning bid amount to a designated charity organization and provide a copy of the receipt within three days of notification.
  • For physical items, unless otherwise noted, donor pays standard shipping within the U.S.; winning bidder pays for express shipping or for shipping outside the U.S.

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5 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #74 from Jan Godown Annino

  1. Carole Lindstrom says:


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  3. WINNER: Christine wins with a bid of $20! Congratulations on your winning bid. I will be in touch by email with instructions for making and verifying the UNICEF donation.

  4. Congratulations!
    Many thanks for this post Greg.
    Many thanks for all your continued hard work with this auction.
    Hope you have recovered from the flu/ick.


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