Georgia O'Keefe, Revised Edition
Georgia O'Keefe, Revised Edition
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Annotation: Briefly examines the life and work of the twentieth-century American artist, describing and giving examples of her art.
Genre: Biographies
Catalog Number: #5775538
Format: Paperback
All Formats: Search
Common Core/STEAM: STEAM STEAM
Copyright Date: 2015
Edition Date: 2015
Pages: 31 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-531-21291-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-531-21291-2
Dewey: 921
LCCN: 2014042743
Dimensions: 25 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
School Library Journal
Gr 1-2-An addition to the already abundant supply of books about O'Keeffe. Text is very simply written and printed in a large, open typeface. Readers are told a bit about her childhood and adult life. While the writing is engaging, there is little of it. Small reproductions of her paintings are subdued in color, and some are a bit grainy. The author has interspersed his own wacky cartoons throughout. While intended to add fun to the learning process, they are jarring and clash with the subject's work. Robyn Turner's excellent Georgia O'Keefe (Little, 1991) is well written; has good-quality reproductions; and offers readers a sense of the woman's dedication, strong individualism, and passion for her work. Leslie Sills includes a strong chapter on O'Keeffe in Inspirations (Albert Whitman, 1989). For older readers, Beverly Gherman's Georgia O'Keefe (Atheneum, 1986) is a thorough and enjoyable read.-Alexandra Marris, Rochester Public Library, NY
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Word Count: 1,638
Reading Level: 4.4
Interest Level: 2-5
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.4 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 172383 / grade: Lower Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:5.6 / points:3.0 / quiz:Q66097
Guided Reading Level: R

Georgia O'Keeffe's largest painting, Sky Above Clouds IV, was too big to fit in her studio, so she painted it in her garage in New Mexico. These books are without a doubt the definitive-and most entertaining-biographies of artists for young readers. Author/artist Mike Venezia provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the masters' artwork. These books will help children "get to know" the world's greatest artists! Key Features: Unique format with humorous, cartoon-like original illustrations by the author Perfect for art appreciation studies Photo captions that include where famous historical works of art can be viewed. Excellent preparation for a museum trip www.factsfornow.scholastic.com See inside front cover for more information.


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