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Tom Feelings

Born: May 19, 1933

Death: Aug 25, 2003

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Teacher

Nationality: United States

Tom Feelings

Date of Birth : May 19, 1933
Date of Death : Aug 25, 2003
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Tom Feelings was a cartoonist, children's book illustrator, author, teacher, and activist. Through his works, he framed the African-American experience. His most famous book is The Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo.


  • Teacher
  • Author
  • Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Visual Artist

Awards Won

  • Caldecott Medal
  • Caldecott Honor
  • Coretta Scott King Award for Illustrators
  • Jane Addams Children''s Book Award
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