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Vincent Van Gogh
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Vincent Van Gogh
Portrait of an Artist
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| Yearling | Trade Paperback | January 2003 | $6.99 | 978-0-440-41917-4 (0-440-41917-4)
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ABOUT THIS BOOK

   Vincent Van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist was named a Robert F. Sibert Honor book by the ALA. This is the enthralling biography of the nineteenth-century Dutch painter known for pioneering new techniques and styles in masterpieces such as Starry Night and Vase with Sunflowers. The book cites detailed primary sources and includes a glossary of artists and terms, a biographical time line, notes, a bibliography, and locations of museums that display Van Gogh’s work. It also features a sixteen-page insert with family photographs and full-color reproductions of many of Van Gogh’s paintings. Vincent Van Gogh was named an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 6–8, Historical/Social Studies) in Appendix B.




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WINNER 2002 - ALA Notable Children's Book
WINNER 2002 - ALA Best Books for Young Adults
WINNER 2002 - Maine Student Book Master List
WINNER 2002 - Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor Book