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Illustrations from the Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection in Hillman Library.

Students, researchers explore children’s literature through Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection

By Lynnette Tibbott, For The Pitt News April 13, 2022
Children’s literature, magazines, interactive pop-up books and more found a home in the Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection at Hillman Library. Visitors of the 320 Reading Room can experience the nostalgic scent of old parchment and feeling of holding history in their hands.
Rachael Bindas wasn’t satisfied with the way gender, race and familial structure was being portrayed in popular children’s books — so she decided to make her own.

Rachael Bindas: All the write reasons

By Lexi Kennell and Amanda Reed March 25, 2018

Rachael Bindas was reading children’s books to her 4-year-old sister, Bria, in the summer of 2017. The books focused on important topics for children to learn — like nature and love — but featured...

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