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Going back home : an artist returns to the South

Author: Michele Wood; Toyomi Igus
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrative text describes the artist's paintings and their portrayal of the lives of her African American relatives in the rural American South.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Michele Wood; Michele Wood; Michele Wood
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Wood; Toyomi Igus
ISBN: 0892391375 9780892391370 051620288X 9780516202884 9780892391974 0892391979
OCLC Number: 34474692
Awards: American Book Award Winner, 1997
BCCB Blue Ribbon Book (1996)
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: pictures by Michele Wood ; interpreted and written by Toyomi Igus.

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"The full-page, full-color reproductions are arrestingly beautiful and haunting. Youngsters can use Wood's stunning artwork as a starting point to explore and weave their own family tales."

 
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