By Jen Bryant
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A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Winner of the Schneider relatives e-book Award
[b]An ALA-ALSC amazing Children's Book
Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for striking Nonfiction for Children
As a baby within the overdue 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the flooring. He enjoyed whatever within the room and making it come alive back in entrance of him. He drew photographs for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even in the course of W.W.I, Horace crammed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . until eventually he was once shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace couldn't carry his correct arm, and couldn't make any paintings. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, until eventually once more, he used to be in a position to paint--and paint, and paint! quickly, people-including the well-known painter N. C. Wyeth-started noticing Horace's paintings, and earlier than lengthy, his work have been displayed in galleries and museums around the country.
Jen Bryant and Melissa candy workforce up once more to proportion this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many stumbling blocks, used to be eventually in a position to do what he enjoyed, and be well-known for who he was once: an artist.
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant