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In her hands: the story of sculptor Augusta Savage

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Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
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As a young girl in 1890s Florida, Augusta Savage enjoyed nothing more than playing with clay. As she grew into a young woman, she wanted to pursue her career as an artist, but to do so she would have to leave behind everything she knew. Award-winning author Alan Schroeder deftly weaves together known historical details to create a compelling portrait of this unique Harlem Renaissance sculptor. Warm paintings capture Augusta Savage's struggles and resilience as she skilfully carves out her own special place in art history.
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ISBN:
9781600603327
9781600608599
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.6, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 760L
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subject_facet African American sculptors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Savage, Augusta, -- 1892-1962, Sculptors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display In her hands : the story of sculptor Augusta Savage
title_full In Her Hands The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage, In her hands : the story of sculptor Augusta Savage / by Alan Schroeder ; illustrated by JaeMe Bereal
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title_sub the story of sculptor Augusta Savage
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