By Jen Bryant
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A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Winner of the Schneider kinfolk ebook Award
[b]An ALA-ALSC striking Children's Book
Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for awesome Nonfiction for Children
As a baby within the overdue 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the flooring. He enjoyed anything 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 crammed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . until eventually he used to be shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace couldn't elevate his correct arm, and couldn't make any paintings. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, until eventually once more, he used to be 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 staff up once more to proportion this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many stumbling blocks, used to be eventually in a position to do what he enjoyed, and be famous for who he used to be: an artist.
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Extra resources for A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Jayfeather crept closer. Tigerheart circled Ivypaw. ” Ivypaw fluffed out her chest as Tigerheart went on. “It was a shame our Clans had to fight, though. ” Tell him about your dream! Paw steps scuffed in the shadows, and cold fear traced Jayfeather’s spine as a rumbling mew interrupted the two young Clan cats. “Come on, Ivypaw! ” Jayfeather’s breath caught in his throat as he recognized the speaker. Hawkfrost. Tigerstar’s son, endlessly furious that he had been killed by his half brother, Brambleclaw, when he was trying to take Firestar’s remaining lives and leave ThunderClan leaderless and vulnerable for his and Tigerstar’s own cruel ambition.
She couldn’t help purring. Ivypaw skipped around her. ” Dovepaw pretended to look hurt, then sprang at Ivypaw, knocking into her and rolling her over. “Enough,” Cinderheart mewed affectionately. ” She nudged Ivypaw with her muzzle. ” Ivypaw pressed her white belly to the earth. “You’re leaning to one side,” Berrynose warned. Ivypaw was still favoring her injured paw. As Dovepaw watched Berrynose and Cinderheart pad around her sister, she pricked her ears and reached for the sound of Lionblaze’s mew.
Her eyes were round, dark pools. Lionblaze stared at her. Was she the only cat to feel this way? He was used to the prophecy: There will be three who will hold the power of the stars in their paws. He’d known for moons that ancient enemies were stirring. The Clans were on the edge of darkness. The knowledge colored every moment for him now; it shaped every thought. But the rest of the Clan must be protected from knowing. It was more than they could comprehend, more than they could cope with, however hard they trained, however much they believed in the warrior code.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant