By Jen Bryant,Melissa Sweet

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider relatives e-book Award

An ALA-ALSC awesome kid's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for awesome Nonfiction for Children

As a baby within the past due 1800s, Horace Pippin enjoyed to attract: He enjoyed the texture of the charcoal because it slid around the ground. He enjoyed taking a look at anything within the room and making it come alive back in entrance of him. He drew photos for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even in the course of W.W.I, Horace stuffed his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . till he was once shot. Upon his go back domestic, Horace could not raise his correct arm, and could not make any artwork. Slowly, with plenty of perform, he regained use of his arm, until eventually once more, he was once capable of paint--and paint, and paint! quickly, people—including the recognized painter N. C. Wyeth—started noticing Horace's paintings, and ahead of lengthy, his work have been displayed in galleries and museums around the country.

Jen Bryant and Melissa candy group up once more to proportion this inspiring tale of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who regardless of many hindrances, used to be finally capable of do what he enjoyed, and be famous for who he was once: an artist.

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