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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A wonderful biography to be told, and the accompanying artwork was folksy and colorful (in a good way). I just wish they showed actual examples of Pip ...more
Feb 2014
Feb 01, 2014
The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius
This is a really fun biography and would definitely have an audience for kids who like quirky personalities. The best part of the book, for me, were t ...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
Queen of the Falls
Such a fun and unexpected biography of the first person (a 60+ year old woman) to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Combine that with the storytellin ...more
Apr 28, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
Nelson Mandela
GORGEOUS art by Kadir Nelson, and a wonderful simple biography of Nelson Mandela...
Apr 28, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
The Brontë Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne
I ended up skimming this one, but still pretty interesting...
Jan 02, 2013
Jan 02, 2013
My Life in France
I got about half way through this one and just kept getting sidetracked by other books I wanted to read more. It was pretty interesting overall - I'm ...more
Mar 02, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
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