Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace

Awards:   Commended for Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator) 2020
Author:   Ashley Bryan ,  Ashley Bryan
Publisher:   Simon & Schuster
ISBN:  

9781534404908


Pages:   112
Publication Date:   01 October 2019
Recommended Age:   From 10 years
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace


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  • Commended for Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator) 2020

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Author:   Ashley Bryan ,  Ashley Bryan
Publisher:   Simon & Schuster
Imprint:   Simon & Schuster
Dimensions:   Width: 27.90cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 25.40cm
Weight:   0.998kg
ISBN:  

9781534404908


ISBN 10:   1534404902
Pages:   112
Publication Date:   01 October 2019
Recommended Age:   From 10 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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A vivid, personal narrative. -- Booklist, starred review The dynamic book design and lavish production choices make this a fully immersive experience. The ultimate gift book. -- Horn Book Magazine * This unique book, at times both beautiful and sadly horrifying, deserves to be studied and savored. -- School Library Journal, starred review * A striking exhibition of a master artist and national treasure. -- Shelf Awareness, starred review * Illuminating, disturbing, and ultimately triumphant, this account of WWII, as seen through the eyes of a soldier of color and an artist of extraordinary power, is a precious resource for readers of all ages. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review * A fascinating nontraditional narrative that gives penetrating glimpses of the army experience. -- BCCB, starred review So many unique yet universal aspects of the human experience are touched upon in this lovingly shared memoir.... Watching Bryan generously transform the bittersweet into beauty is watching the meaning of art. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review


So many unique yet universal aspects of the human experience are touched upon in this lovingly shared memoir.... Watching Bryan generously transform the bittersweet into beauty is watching the meaning of art. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review


The dynamic book design and lavish production choices make this a fully immersive experience. The ultimate gift book. -- Horn Book Magazine * A striking exhibition of a master artist and national treasure. -- Shelf Awareness, starred review * Illuminating, disturbing, and ultimately triumphant, this account of WWII, as seen through the eyes of a soldier of color and an artist of extraordinary power, is a precious resource for readers of all ages. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review * A fascinating nontraditional narrative that gives penetrating glimpses of the army experience. -- BCCB, starred review So many unique yet universal aspects of the human experience are touched upon in this lovingly shared memoir.... Watching Bryan generously transform the bittersweet into beauty is watching the meaning of art. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review


Author Information

Ashley Bryan grew up to the sound of his mother singing from morning to night, and he has shared the joy of song with children ever since. A beloved illustrator, he was recently named a Newbery Honoree for his picture book, Freedom Over Me. He has also been the recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award; the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award; has been a May Hill Arbuthnot lecturer; a Coretta Scott King Award winner; and the recipient of countless other awards and recognitions. His books include Freedom Over Me; Sail Away; Beautiful Blackbird; Beat the Story-Drum, Pum Pum; Let It Shine; Ashley Bryan's Book of Puppets; and What a Wonderful World. He lives in Islesford, one of the Cranberry Isles off the coast of Maine.

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