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The Resource A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin, written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin, written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Label
A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin
Title
A splash of red
Title remainder
the life and art of Horace Pippin
Statement of responsibility
written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet team up once again to share this inspiring story of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who despite many obstacles, was ultimately able to do what he loved, and be recognized for who he was: an artist."--Amazon.com
Summary
Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2013
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2013
  • Schneider Family Book Award for Young Children, 2014.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10167677
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryant, Jennifer
Dewey number
  • 759.13
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ND237.P65
LC item number
B79 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
610
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sweet, Melissa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pippin, Horace
  • African American painters
  • Painters
  • Pippin, Horace
  • African American painters
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life and art of Horace Pippin
Label
A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin, written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
2012003209
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375967122
Lccn
2012003209
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Label
A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin, written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
2012003209
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375967122
Lccn
2012003209
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)

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