Sunday, April 3, 2011

Books about 19th and 20th Century Artists: K-8

Duggleby, John. 1998. Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle.
Frida Kahlo: The Artist who Painted Herself.Tomie dePaola. NY: Grosset & Dunlop.

Gherman, Beverly. 2002. Ansel Adams: America's Photographer. NY: Little Brown.
Goldber, Dana. 2008. On My Block: Stories and Paintings by Fifteen Artists. San Francisco, CA: Children's Book Press.
Greenberg, Jan & Sandra Jordan. 2007. Action Jackson.  Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker. NY: Square Fish.
---------------------------------------------. 2007. Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop. NY: Laurel Leaf.
, Me and Uncle Romie: A Story Inspired by the Life and Art of Romare Beardon. Illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue. NY: Dial.
Hill, Laban Carrick. 2010. Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. NY: Little, Brown.
Igus, Toyomi.  2004. Going Back Home: An Artist Returns to the South. Illustrated by  Michele Wood. San Francisco, CA: Children's Book Press.

Le Tord, Bijou. 1999. A Bird or 2: A Story about Henri Matisse. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Books.
-------------------. 1995. A Blue Butterfly: A Story About Claude MonetGrand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Books.
Lyons, Mary E (Ed). 1998. Talking with Tebe: Clementine Hunter, Memory Artist. NY: Houghton Mifflin.
From Me, Frida
------------------. 1993. Stitching Stars: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers. NY: Atheneum.
------------------. 1993. Starting Home: The Story of Horace Pippin, Painter.  NY: Atheneum.
Maltbie P. I. 2010. Claude Monet: The Painter Who Stopped the Trains. Illustrated by Jos. A. Smith. NY: Abrams.
--------------. 2007. Picasso and Minou. Illustrated by Pau Estrada. NY: Abrams.
MarĂ­n, Guadalupe Rivera. 2009. My Papa Diego and Me/Mi papa Diego y yo: Memories of My Father and His Art/Recuerdos de mi padre y su arte. San Francisco, CA: Children's Book Press.
Markel, Michelle. 2005. Dreamer From the Village: The Story of Marc Chagall. Illustrated by Emily Lisker. NY: Henry Holt.

Dali and the Path of Dreams. Illustrated by Joan Subirana. London: Frances Lincoln.

. 2009. Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni Gaudi. Julie Paschkis. NY: Henry Holt.
---------------------------------. 2006. Through Georgia's Eyes Julie Paschkis. NY: Henry Holt.
Rohmer, Harriet. 1997. Just Like Me: Stories and Self-Portraits by Fourteen Artists. San Francisco, CA: Children's Book Press.


Whaam! The Art and Life of Roy Lichtenstein. NY: Abrams.

Edward Hopper: Painter of Light and Shadow. NY: Abrams.

Andy Warhol: Pop Art Painter. NY: Abrams.

Saxton, Jo. 2010. Snail Trail: In Search of a Modern Masterpiece. London: Frances Lincoln. 
Schroeder, Alan. 2009. In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage. Illustrated by JaeMe Bereal. NY: Lee & Low.
Sandy's Circus: A Story About Alexander Calder. Illustrated by Boris Kulikov. NY: Viking.
Sullivan, George. 2009. Berenice Abbott, Photographer: An Independent Vision. NY: Clarion.
Tonatiuh, Duncan. 2011. Diego Rivera: His World and Ours. NY: Abrams Books for Young Readers. 

Warhola, James. 2005. Uncle Andy's. NY: Puffin.
Whitehead, Kathy. 2008. Art from Her Heart:Folk Artist Clementine Hunter. Illustrated by Shaen Evans. NY: Putnam.
Wing, Natasha. 2009. An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers. Illustrated by Julia Breckenreid. NY: Henry Holt.

Winter, Jeanette. 2003. My Name Is Georgia: A Portrait by Jeanette Winter. Orlando, FL: Voyager.
Winter, Jonah. 2002. Frida. Illustrated by Ana Juan. NY: Arthur Levine Books.
Winter, Jonah. 2007. Diego. Illustrated by Jeanette Winter. NY: Knopf.
Yolleck, Joan 2010. Paris in Spring with Picasso. Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman. NY: Schwartz & Wade.

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful! Thanks for the information! I want my great nephew to have and know these things.


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