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Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball
In the midst of the Black Civil Rights movement, NBA Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor made an impact on and off the basketball court in Jim Crow 1950s and 1960s.
- Nonfiction, Sports & Recreation
- Notable Children's Books 2021
- ISBN: 9781419741081
The Right Word: Roget and His ThesaurusSweet's inspired mixed media illustrations illuminate the personality and work of a man passionately interested in many things. Her collages combine disparate elements to create a cohesive whole, echoing the ways in which Roget ordered the world into lists that evolved into his groundbreaking thesaurus.
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos WilliamsSweet's mixed-media collage and primitive watercolors flow seamlessly with Bryant's prose to reveal the important bits and pieces of Williams's ordinary yet extraordinary life as a doctor and poet.
- Nonfiction, Poetry
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 2009 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780802853028
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace PippinReaders will be inspired by the passion and perseverance of artist Horace Pippin in this engaging picture book biography. The tightly woven narrative coupled with mixed media collage, watercolor and gouache illustrations capture the essence of Pippin's life and work.
- Nonfiction, Arts, Visual Arts
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2014 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780375867125