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Story Painter

The Life of Jacob Lawrence

By John Duggleby

10 x 9-5/8 in; 64 pp;
Full color throughout, Ages 8-12
Hardcover
October 1998
ISBN 9780811820820
ISBN10 0811820823

SKU# 9780811820820

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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 Painter


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Story Painter

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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10 x 9-5/8 in; 64 pp;
Full color throughout, Ages 8-12
Hardcover
October 1998
ISBN 9780811820820
ISBN10 0811820823
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.