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Grandma Moses

3.56  ·  Rating Details ·  25 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Before Grandma Moses became a famous painter, she was a hardworking farm girl named Anna Mary Robertson, who spent busy days helping her family with chores. When she grew older, Anna Mary finally found time to paint, and the scenes that had captured her imagination also captivated those who saw her work.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 28th 2006 by Holiday House (first published March 2004)
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Sarah Schwartz
Oct 20, 2011 Sarah Schwartz rated it it was ok
Genre: Biography
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Age Group: Primary

Summary: This is the story of Anna Mary Robertson, the folk painter who became famous under the name Grandma Moses. Anna Mary lived a simple country life but always enjoyed painting. Her scenes of everyday life on the farm became popular in galleries when she was eighty years old. She served as an inspiration for the elderly population and painted well into her senior years.

Evaluation: I gave this book two of five stars because they writing style wasn't t
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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
I didn't know until I read this book that Grandma Moses lived not too far from where I'm living now. A very interesting lady!
Beyond the Pages
Feb 21, 2015 Beyond the Pages rated it it was amazing
This is such a great kid-friendly intro resource for students to become familiar with Grandma Moses. Her story is inspiring for many reasons. I think kids will enjoy it very much.
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This was a cute book that showed how Grandma Moses came to be. It helps to keep the children interested in the story by the pretty artwork and the interesting occurrences in the story!
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