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Jacob Lawrence: Books for Children

 

This list was created by a Seattle Public Library Children's Librarian, in celebration of the 'Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series' exhibition at the Seattle Museum of Art (Jan 21-Apr 23, 2017).

 

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The Great Migration: An American Story

The Great Migration: An American Story
Lawrence, Jacob

A series of paintings chronicles the journey of African Americans who, like the artist's family, left the rural South in the early twentieth century to find a better life in the industrial North.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 16 copies

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Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence

Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence
Duggleby, John

A biography of the African American artist who grew up in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance and became one of the most renowned painters of the life of his people.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Jacob Lawrence: A Painter's Story

Jacob Lawrence: A Painter's Story
Collard, Sneed B.

A juvenile biography of Jacob Lawrence, African-American painter"--Provided by the publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Harriet and the Promised Land

Harriet and the Promised Land
Lawrence, Jacob

A brief biography in verse about Harriet Tubman and her dedicated efforts to lead her fellow slaves to freedom.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Toussaint L'Ouverture: The Fight for Haiti's Freedom

Toussaint L'Ouverture: The Fight for Haiti's Freedom
Myers, Walter Dean

A collection of paintings by Jacob Lawrence chronicling the liberation of Haiti in 1804 under the leadership of General Toussaint L'Ouverture.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Jake Makes A World: Jacob Lawrence, A Young Artist in Harlem

Jake Makes A World: Jacob Lawrence, A Young Artist in Harlem
Rhodes-Pitts, Sharifa

"Jake Makes a World follows the creative adventures of the young Jacob Lawrence as he finds inspiration in the vibrant colors and characters of his community in Harlem. From his mother's apartment, where he is surrounded by brightly colored walls with intricate patterns; to the streets full of familiar and not-so-familiar faces, sounds, rhythms, and smells; to the art studio where he goes each day after school to transform his everyday world on an epic scale, Jake takes readers on an enchanting journey through the bustling sights and sounds of his neighborhood."--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 14 copies

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Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence
Venezia, Mike

A biography of the African American painter who used his art to tell stories about the lives of individual Blacks and historical events important in the lives of his people.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood From Creative Legends

Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood From Creative Legends
Stabler, David


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 6 copies

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Harriet and the Promised Land

Harriet and the Promised Land

A brief biography in verse about Harriet Tubman and her dedicated efforts to lead her fellow slaves to freedom.


Format: DVD
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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