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University Book Store presents Natasha Tripplett & Martha Brockenbrough

University Book Store presents Natasha Tripplett & Martha Brockenbrough

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Join Natasha & Martha here UBS for Natasha’s new book THE BLUE PICKUP

A charming story about a young girl who loves fixing automobiles with her grandfather on the warm grounds of Jamaica, Natasha Tripplett’s debut picture book is a perfect pick for fans of My Papi Has a Motorcycle and The Old Truck.

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Ju-Girl’s favorite days are the ones spent with Granddad in his garage, fixing cars and hearing stories about his old blue pickup.

Granddad used to drive the blue pickup all over the island, bringing happiness to many. And now it just sits in the driveway.

One day, Ju-Girl asks Granddad if he’d ever fix it, and he’s unsure at first. But the pair soon finds out just what it takes to restore the memory of the blue pickup and to create new stories along the way.

This heartwarming layered tale, brought to life with lush illustrations by Monica Mikai (Thank a Farmer), reminds us about the joy of repairing things with our hands and preserving stories with our hearts.

Natasha Tripplett lives in Northern California, where she writes from a treehouse perched in a sycamore tree. Natasha is a Jamaican Jewish American author who is passionate about cultural representation in children’s literature. She bubbles with excitement over antiques, chocolate, coffee on the front porch, and cozy movie nights in front of the fireplace with her husband and four children. You can visit her at natashabooks.com.

Martha Brockenbrough is the critically acclaimed author of the YA novels Into the Bloodred Woods, The Game of Love and Death, and Devine Intervention; the middle grade novel To Catch a Thief; and numerous nonfiction titles, picture books, and chapter books. She teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband, their two daughters, two dogs, and two cats. You can visit her online at marthabrockenbrough.com.