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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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