"Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky"

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"Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky"

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | February 7, 2020

Happy Black History Month!
Throughout February we will feature as Item of the Day books in our collections written by African Americans across many genres.
Today's pick is the children's book "Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky," written by Justice Alan Page and his daughter Kamie Page in 2013.
In addition to being a children's author, Justice Page formerly served on the Minnesota Supreme Court and played for the Vikings.