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In her hands : the story of sculptor Augusta Savage / by Alan Schroeder ; illustrated by JaeMe Bereal.

Author/Creator:
Schroeder, Alan, author.
Other Title:
Story of sculptor Augusta Savage
Edition:
[First edition.]
Publication:
New York : Lee & Low Books Inc., [2009] , ©2009
Format/Description:
Book
[40]unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962 -- Juvenile literature.
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962.
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962.
Sculptors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American sculptors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women sculptors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women sculptors.
Sculptors.
African American sculptors.
United States.
African Americans -- Biography.
Sculptors -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Childrens subjects:
Sculptors.
African Americans -- Juvenile biography.
Women -- Juvenile biography.
Local subjects:
African American sculptors -- Biography.
Sculptors -- United States -- Biography.
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962.
Form/Genre:
Picture books.
Juvenile works.
Biography.
Picture books for children.
Children's books.
Picture books for children.
Picture books for children.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
"A biography of African American sculptor Augusta Savage, who overcame many obstacles as a young woman to become a premier female sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance. Includes an afterword about Savage's adult life and works, plus photographs"--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
"Book design by Christy Hale."
"The text is set in Berkeley Book."
"The illustrations are rendered in acrylic."
"First Edition."
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has "Reinforced binding".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2009
Contributor:
Bereal, JaeMe, illustrator.
Hale, Christy, designer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9781600603327
1600603327
9781600609893
1600609899
OCLC:
303893593
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