By Jen Bryant
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A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Winner of the Schneider family members e-book Award
[b]An ALA-ALSC remarkable Children's Book
Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for notable Nonfiction for Children
As a toddler 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 images for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even in the course of W.W.I, Horace stuffed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . till he was once shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace couldn't raise his correct arm, and couldn't make any artwork. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, until eventually once more, he was once capable of paint--and paint, and paint! quickly, people-including the recognized painter N. C. Wyeth-started noticing Horace's artwork, and ahead of lengthy, his work have been displayed in galleries and museums around the country.
Jen Bryant and Melissa candy group up once more to proportion this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many stumbling blocks, was once finally in a position to do what he enjoyed, and be well-known for who he was once: an artist.
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