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Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence

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The paintings of Jacob Lawrence tell stories. Stories of enslavement and freedom, of human migration and renaissance, of struggle and of triumph. A collection of these stunning paintings provides the backdrop for this exceptional biography which tells the story of one of our finest living painters-from his family's experience in the great migration North, to his growing up in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance, to his rise as one of the most renowned painters of African American life. With over twenty-five full-color reproductions and an insightful glossary, not only is this an easy-to-read, engaging biography, it's also an excellent starting point for discussions about American history.

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The paintings of Jacob Lawrence tell stories. Stories of enslavement and freedom, of human migration and renaissance, of struggle and of triumph. A collection of these stunning paintings provides the backdrop for this exceptional biography which tells the story of one of our finest living painters-from his family's experience in the great migration North, to his growing up in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance, to his rise as one of the most renowned painters of African American life. With over twenty-five full-color reproductions and an insightful glossary, not only is this an easy-to-read, engaging biography, it's also an excellent starting point for discussions about American history.

Synopsis:

The paintings of Jacob Lawrence tell stories . A collection of these paintings provide the backdrop for t his biography which tells the story of one of our finest liv ing painters. '

About the Author

John Duggleby was born and raised in the rolling hills of lowa where Grant Wood lived and painted, and he studied journalism at the University of lowa, where Grant Wood taught. John lives with his four year-old daughter, Katie, in McFarland, Wisconsin. This is his fifth book for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811820820
Subtitle:
The Life of Jacob Lawrence
Author:
Duggleby, John
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Lawrence, Jacob
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Study and teaching
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Art appreciation
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Art
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 54.
Publication Date:
19981001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10 x 10.25 x 0.5 in 1.28 lb
Age Level:
06-12

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"Synopsis" by , The paintings of Jacob Lawrence tell stories. Stories of enslavement and freedom, of human migration and renaissance, of struggle and of triumph. A collection of these stunning paintings provides the backdrop for this exceptional biography which tells the story of one of our finest living painters-from his family's experience in the great migration North, to his growing up in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance, to his rise as one of the most renowned painters of African American life. With over twenty-five full-color reproductions and an insightful glossary, not only is this an easy-to-read, engaging biography, it's also an excellent starting point for discussions about American history.
"Synopsis" by , The paintings of Jacob Lawrence tell stories . A collection of these paintings provide the backdrop for t his biography which tells the story of one of our finest liv ing painters. '
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