Download e-book for kindle: A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant

By Jen Bryant

ISBN-10: 0449810143

ISBN-13: 9780449810149

Book Details:

ASIN: B008LMD33U
Publisher: Knopf Books for younger Readers
Publication Date: 2013-01-08
Number of Pages: 40
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books

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A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider family members publication Award

[b]An ALA-ALSC impressive Children's Book
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Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for notable Nonfiction for Children

As a baby within the past due 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the ground. He enjoyed anything within the room and making it come alive back in entrance of him. He drew photos 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 . . . until eventually he used to be shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace couldn't raise his correct arm, and couldn't make any paintings. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, till once more, he was once in a position to 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 crew up once more to proportion this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many hindrances, used to be finally in a position to do what he enjoyed, and be famous for who he used to be: an artist.

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Crickets: Kept as pets for good luck. Dim Sum: Small steamed or fried treats. The word means “a little heart∏” in Chinese. Inking Stones: Flat stone trays for grinding ink for Chinese paintings and writing. Mooncakes: Round cakes with sweet fillings eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Lions: Guard buildings from evil spirits. They often have a stone ball in their mouths that children spin for good luck. Name chops: Wood or stone stamps carved with a person’s (Chinese) name. Lucky money: Red envelopes filled with new dollar bills given during the Lunar New Year or Goldfish: Symbolize wealth hung from tree branches and chase away evil spirits.

The word means “a little heart∏” in Chinese. Inking Stones: Flat stone trays for grinding ink for Chinese paintings and writing. Mooncakes: Round cakes with sweet fillings eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Lions: Guard buildings from evil spirits. They often have a stone ball in their mouths that children spin for good luck. Name chops: Wood or stone stamps carved with a person’s (Chinese) name. Lucky money: Red envelopes filled with new dollar bills given during the Lunar New Year or Goldfish: Symbolize wealth hung from tree branches and chase away evil spirits.

Dim Sum: Small steamed or fried treats. The word means “a little heart∏” in Chinese. Inking Stones: Flat stone trays for grinding ink for Chinese paintings and writing. Mooncakes: Round cakes with sweet fillings eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Lions: Guard buildings from evil spirits. They often have a stone ball in their mouths that children spin for good luck. Name chops: Wood or stone stamps carved with a person’s (Chinese) name. Lucky money: Red envelopes filled with new dollar bills given during the Lunar New Year or Goldfish: Symbolize wealth hung from tree branches and chase away evil spirits.

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