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Feb 01, 2022
| ISBN 9781635925630
| 7-10 years
Feb 01, 2022 | ISBN 9781635925630 | 7-10 years
“An excellent beginner’s resource for biography, U.S. history, and women’s studies.” —Kirkus ReviewsHere is the powerful and inspiring biography of Dorothea Lange, activist, social reformer, and one of the founders of documentary photography.After a childhood bout of polio left her with a limp, all Dorothea Lange wanted to do was disappear. But her desire not to be seen helped her learn how to blend into the background and observe. With a passion for the artistic life, and in spite of her family’s disapproval, Lange pursued her dream to become a photographer and focused her lens on the previously unseen victims of the Great Depression. This poetic biography tells the emotional story of Lange’s life and includes a gallery of her photographs, an author’s note, a timeline, and a bibliography.
Barb Rosenstock is the author of several award-winning true stories for children: Fearless: The Story of Racing Legend Louise Smith; The Littlest Mountain, a Sydney Taylor Honor Book; and The Camping Trip that Changed America, a Parents’ Choice silver medal book and one of… More about Barb Rosenstock
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