Category Archives: Artists

Slip by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Aatmaja Panda

Slip by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Aatmaja Panda. Algonquin Young Readers, 2022. 9781616207892  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Jade, an … Continue reading

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Pippin Paints a Portrait by Charlotte Mei

Pippin Paints a Portrait by Charlotte Mei. Cicada, c2021, 2022. 9781800660144 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Pippa, a small gray dog in a … Continue reading

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History of Western Art in Comics, Part Two: From the Renaissance to Modern Art by Marion Augustin,  illustrated by Bruno Heitz

History of Western Art in Comics, Part Two: From the Renaissance to Modern Art by Marion Augustin,  illustrated by Bruno Heitz, translated by George L. Newman. Holiday House, c2017, 2021. 9780823446476 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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The Art of Protest: Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution by De Nichols, illustrated by Diana Dagadita, Molly Mendoza, Olivia Twist, Saddo, and Diego Becas

The Art of Protest: Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution by De Nichols, illustrated by Diana Dagadita, Molly Mendoza, Olivia Twist, Saddo, and Diego Becas. Big Picture Press, 2021. 9781536223255 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Picturing a Nation by Martin W. Sandler

Picturing a Nation: The Great Depression’s Finest Photographers Introduce America to Itself  by Martin W. Sandler. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536215250 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Art Museum: 40,000 Years of the World’s Most Amazing Art in One Dream Museum! by Ferren Gipson

The Ultimate Art Museum: 40,000 Years of the World’s Most Amazing Art in One Dream Museum! by Ferren Gipson. Phaidon, 2021. 9781838663780 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds: The Art and Life of Amrita Sher-Gil by Meera Sriram, illustrated by Ruchi Bakshi Sharma

Between Two Worlds: The Art and Life of Amrita Sher-Gil by Meera Sriram, illustrated by Ruchi Bakshi Sharma. Penny Candy Books, 2021. 9781734225945 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Biography What did … Continue reading

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Yayoi Kusama by May Nakamura,  illustrated by Alexandra Badiu

Yayoi Kusama: Ready-to-Read Level 3 (You Should Meet) by May Nakamura,  illustrated by Alexandra Badiu. Simon Spotlight, 2021. 9781534495647 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Early reader Genre: Biography What did you like about … Continue reading

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A Purr-fect Painting: Matisse’s Other Great Cat by Joan Waites

A Purr-fect Painting: Matisse’s Other Great Cat by Joan Waites. SchifferKids, 2021. 9780764361128 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  Henri Matisse is an … Continue reading

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A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi by James Yang

A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi by James Yang. Viking, 2021. 9780593203446 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  In this … Continue reading

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