Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s own descriptive letters, awardwinning author Kathryn Lasky imagines a day in the life of this legendary artist at her Abiquiu, New Mexico, home. Before the first shades of lavender color the morning sky, Georgia rises – eager to walk the rust red hills and discover images that she will later paint: a bone glowing white, the black wings of a raven against the gray sky...
Age Range: 8 - 13 years
Grade Level: 3 - 4
Lexile Measure: 870L
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); First Edition edition (May 26, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 0.4 x 11.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 587921
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This book captured the essence of O'Keeffe's passion for painting in New Mexico. When I read it to young students, they really grasped her inspirations from scenery and objects....
f silver moon.This fresh, imaginative approach, combined with Ora Eitan’s spare, evocative paintings, invites readers into Georgia’s world, revealing how this artist’s creative process is affected by the natural world and small moments of daily life. A biographical overview of O’Keeffe’s life, along with a reproduction of one of her paintings, extends this most unusual portrait of a beloved American artist.