Story painter: the life of Jacob Lawrence

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Publisher:
Chronicle Books,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
950L
Description
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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ISBN:
9780811820820
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 6.4, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
950L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-02-07 04:42:28AM
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subject_facet African American painters -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans in art -- Juvenile literature, Art appreciation -- Juvenile literature, Artists, Lawrence, Jacob, -- 1917-2000 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Story painter : the life of Jacob Lawrence
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