Augusta Savage : the shape of a sculptor's life (Book, 2022) []
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Augusta Savage : the shape of a sculptor's life

Augusta Savage : the shape of a sculptor's life

Author: Marilyn Nelson; Tammi Lawson
Publisher: New York : Christy Ottaviano Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2022. ©2022
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"A powerful biography in poems about Augusta Savage, the trailblazing artist and pillar of the Harlem Renaissance-with an afterword by the curator of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture"--

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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
pattern poetry
Pattern poetry
Young adult nonfiction
Biographical poetry
Instructional and educational works
Poésie biographique
Matériel d'éducation et de formation
Named Person: Augusta Savage; Augusta Savage; Augusta Savage
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Nelson; Tammi Lawson
ISBN: 9780316298025 0316298026
OCLC Number: 1264177382
Description: 114 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1892-1930. Leap-year baby ; First duckling ; Fifth duckling ; Birth order ; The figure of a frog ; Wildfire ; Fingers remember ; No clay ; Strut, Miss Savage ; Making ; Hot dog ; Halo ; Forgive me, baby ; The Du Bois commission ; Harlem, Africa ; Marcus Garvey sits for a bust ; Negress denied entry ; Hitting bottom ; Gallery opening ; The Rome fellowship ; Gamin --
1931-1940. Parlaying le français ; Studio ; Bust of Aleksandr Pushkin ; Hot pursuit ; Leonore ; Boy with rabbit ; Harlem community art center ; The harp ; Opening of the Salon of Contemporary Negro Arts ; Ralization ; Bust of James Weldon Johnson ; Head of John Henry ; Up down up ; After the glory ; Salon --
1941-1962. The pugilist ; The return of the genius author ; Head of Minerva ; No forwarding address ; Bust of Steven "Barry" Baran ; Chicken-foot soup ; Girl with braids ; Final commission ; Juneteenth barbecue ; I don't know ; Crows ; Bird feeder ; Awake ; A gift to be ; Bas relief of a female dancer --
Responsibility: Marilyn Nelson ; afterword by Tammi Lawson.


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