A splash of red The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
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- ISBN: 9780449810149 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: 2013.
|Summary, etc.:||A Robert F. Sibert Honor BookWinner of the Schneider Family Book AwardAn ALA-ALSC Notable Children's BookWinner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for ChildrenAs a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor. He loved looking at something in the room and making it come alive again in front of him. He drew pictures for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even during W.W.I, Horace filled his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . until he was shot. Upon his return home, Horace couldn't lift his right arm, and couldn't make any art. Slowly, with lots of practice, he regained use of his arm, until once again, he was able to paint--and paint, and paint! Soon, people--including the famous painter N. C. Wyeth--started noticing Horace's art, and before long, his paintings were displayed in galleries and...|
|Target Audience Note:||
Grade 2 - Grade 3
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
610L Lexile Level
4.1 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 10202 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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