Grandma Moses

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Self-taught American folk artist Anna Mary Moses became a painter late in life after working on farms in New York and Virginia. This biography introduces the rural childhood, family life, early yarn pictures, discovery by Louis J. Caldor, first exhibition at Otto Kallir's gallery, Hallmark Christmas cards, documentary interview by Edward R. Murrow, illustration of Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas," and primitive style of the woman who would become Grandma Moses. Sidebars, a glossary, an index, and a phonetics section accompany easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of Moses's artwork, including Taking in Laundry, Deep Snow, The Old Automobile, and The Eisenhower Home.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007010, JNF006050
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies
Copyright 2007
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2005-01-09
Item No 7737-6
ISBN 9781596797376
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 759.13
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 107616
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Adam G. Klein