Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Raden Adjeng Kartini by Olivia Isenhart



Raden Adjeng Kartini is an Indonesian national heroine. In the late 1800's Kartini fought for girls education and womens' rights.

Monday, May 01, 2006

Sadako Sasaki by Rachel Cohn


Rachel Cohn animated the story of Sadako Sasaki of Hiroshima, Japan, and her brave quest to make a thousand paper cranes while suffering from Leukemia caused by the atom bomb.

"King" Kristina Vasa by Tracy Nelson



This animated history of Kristina Vasa, who ruled Sweden as "King" in the 1600's, was made by fifth-grade Tracy Nelson.

Jody Anne Maxwell by Alexis Brown



Fifth Grader Alexis Brown animated this film about Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee winner Jody Anne Maxwell of Jamaica.

Mary Anning by Mirando Maio



Twelve year old Miranda Maio made this animated portrait of Mary Anning, a twelve-year-old girl who found a fossilized Icthyosaur in the early 1800s on the English coast.

Girls of the World Producer

Lynn Tomlinson has produced work for Kids Public Television, Sesame Street, and MTV. She is a professor teaching animation in the summers at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and works as an independent producer during the rest of the year. She is a studio artist in Sculpture at the Crealdé School of Art in Winter Park, Florida. You can see some of her work here:
Lynn Tomlinson

This project is available for festivals and public screenings. Please contact Lynn Tomlinson at summerkitchen@cfl.rr.com