BE STRONG: The Woman Who Sculpted Make Way for Ducklings

A project in Little Rock, AR by Darcy Pattison

Funding Successful

Nancy Schön’s fight to create public art for kids resulted in beloved sculptures in Boston’s Public Garden and around the world.
Backers: 24
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $1,433 of $1,000
Dates: Sep 12th -> Sep 29th (17 days)
Project By: Darcy Pattison
Aw shucks, no tags yet. +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: September 29 @ 09:05 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

BE STRONG is Funded! We Are Strong Together!

September 15th - via:
Wow! Thanks so much for supporting the BE STRONG project for the picture book biography of Nancy Schön. We are fully funded! That's only possible through your support and generosity. I'm SO excited to put the book into your hands this fall. Stretch... (Read More)

Projects We Love

September 13th - via:
Wow! We have just been named a Project We Love! Just named a coveted "Projects We Love"! Kickstarter is constantly sifting through the current projects looking for projects that they love and want to promote.  BE STRONG has just been designated a... (Read More)

Thanks for Your Support

September 13th - via:
Over Half Funded Thanks for your early support on the BE STRONG book Kickstarter project! It is amazing to see the excitement from folks about this book. Encourage kids! When I was a kid, I tried making a felt map of the United States. The idea was... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!