Best Teen & Young Adult Artist Biographies Books

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1. Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

Author: by Deborah Heiligman
Square Fish
464 pages

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From the author of National Book Award finalist Charles and Emma comes an incredible story of brotherly love. The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers’ lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friendTheo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life.

They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Meticulously researched, drawing on the 658 letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime, Deborah Heiligman weaves a tale of two lives intertwined and the extraordinary love of the Van Gogh brothers.

Praise for Vincent and Theo:Printz Honor BookYALSA Nonfiction Award WinnerSCBWI Golden Kite WinnerBoston GlobeHorn Book Awards Winner, Nonfiction Cybils Senior High Nonfiction Award Winner “A remarkably insightful, profoundly moving story of fraternal interdependence and unconditional love.” Kirkus, starred review”A breathtaking achievement that will leave teens eager to learn more.” School Library Journal, starred review

2. Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity!

Author: by Sarah Suzuki
40 pages

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Growing up in the mountains of Japan, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) dreamed of becoming an artist. One day, she had a vision in which the world and everything in itthe plants, the people, the skywere covered in polka dots. She began to cover her paintings, drawings, sculptures, and even her body with dots.

As she grew up, she traveled all around the world, from Tokyo to Seattle, New York to Venice, and brought her dots with her. Different people saw these dots in different wayssome thought they were tiny, like cells, and others imagined them enormous, like planets.

Every year, Kusama sees more of the world, covering it with dots and offering people a way to experience it the way she does. Written by Sarah Suzuki, a curator at The Museum of Modern Art, and featuring reproductions of Kusama’s instantly recognizable artworks, this colorful book tells the story of an artist whose work will not be complete until her dots cover the world, from here to infinity.

3. Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey

Author: by Ozge Samanci
200 pages

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2016 New York Book Show Award- 2016 Middle East Book Award Growing up on the Aegean Coast, Ozge loved the sea and imagined a life of adventure while her parents and society demanded predictability. Her dad expected Ozge, like her sister, to become an engineer.

She tried to hear her own voice over his and the religious and militaristic tensions of Turkey and the conflicts between secularism and fundamentalism. Could she be a scuba diver like Jacques Cousteau?A stage actress? Would it be possible to please everyone including herself?

In her unpredictable and funny graphic memoir, Ozge recounts her story using inventive collages, weaving together images of the sea, politics, science, and friendship.Daretodisappoint.Com

4. Blank Comic Book: Notebook with Blank Comic Templates To Create Your Own Comics, Variety Templates For Kids And Adults

Author: by Coloring Book Kim
120 pages

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More information about our comics can be found on our website www.Coloringbookkim. Com An empty comic book to create great stories for kids and adults. 120 pages of the best and most used templates by professionals. The simple symmetrical layout of the panels makes it perfect for any type of comic book.

Good white paper and a non-random panel layout make it easier to draw comics. The unique layout of the panels gives many possibilities and guarantees many hours of fun. Is great for creating stories about your life, school of adventure or creating beautiful love stories and superheroes.

Drawing comics is great fun, it unlocks your creativity and affects your mood. There is a little artist in each of us, just waiting to be able to draw his story. Specifications: Premium Soft Cover Dimensions: 8.5 “x 11” (21.59 x 27. 94 cm) Pages: 120 pages

5. Drawing From Memory

Author: by Allen Say
Scholastic Press
64 pages

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This lyrical biography explores the life and art of Yoko Ono, from her childhood haiku to her avant-garde visual art and experimental music. An outcast throughout most of her life, and misunderstood by every group she was supposed to belong to, Yoko always followed her own unique vision to create art that was ahead of its time and would later be celebrated.

Her focus remained on being an artist, even when the rest of world saw her only as the wife of John Lennon. Yoko Ono’s moving story will inspire any young adult who has ever felt like an outsider, or who is developing or questioning ideas about being an artist, to follow their dreams and find beauty in all that surrounds them.

8. The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel

Author: by Charles D. Cohen
400 pages

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Theodor Seuss Geisel, creator of Horton the Elephant, the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and a madcap menagerie of the best-loved children’s characters of all time, stands alone as the preeminent figure of children’s literature. But Geisel was a private man who was happier at the drawing table than he was across from any reporter or would-be biographer.

Under the thoughtful scrutiny of Charles D. Cohen, Geisel’s lesser known works yield valuable insights into the imaginative and creative processes of one of the 20th century’s most original thinkers.

9. Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide

Author: by Isabel Quintero
96 pages

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A 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Nonfiction Award Winner and a 2018 Moonbeam Children’s Books Gold Award Winner! Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico City in 1942, the oldest of 13 children. When tragedy struck Iturbide as a young mother, she turned to photography for solace and understanding.

From then on Iturbide embarked on a photographic journey that has taken her throughout her native Mexico, from the Sonora Desert to Juchitn to Frida Kahlo’s bathroom, to the United States, India, and beyond. Photographic is a symbolic, poetic, and deeply personal graphic biography of this iconic photographer.

Iturbide’s journey will excite readers of all ages as well as budding photographers, who will be inspired by her resolve, talent, and curiosity.

10. Frida & Diego: Art, Love, Life

Author: by Catherine Reef
Clarion Books
176 pages

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Nontraditional, controversial, rebellious, and politically volatile, the Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are remembered for their provocative paintings as well as for their deep love for each other. Their marriage was one of the most tumultuous and infamous in historyfilled with passion, pain, betrayal, revolution, and, above all, art that helped define the twentieth century.

Catherine Reef’s inspiring and insightful dual biography features numerous archival photos and full-color reproductions of both artists’ work. Endnotes, bibliography, timeline.

11. Minecraft Blank Comic Book: Make Your Own Comics, 120 Pages, 17 Different Layouts, 140 Speech Bubbles to Cut Out, 8.5 x 11, Huge, Cartoon, Comic Book … Great for Teens and Kids (Blank Comic Books)

Author: by Mark Powers
120 pages

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Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco’s development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition.

Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a financially independent woman in an era when women were expected to marry; as well as her fierce competition with the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli; and some of her most memorable firsts for the fashion industry, including the little black dress, the quilted purse with gold chain, and the perfume Chanel No.5.

The book includes a bibliography, a list of where to see her work, and an index.

13. Alma Woodsey Thomas: Painter and Educator (Celebrating Black Artists)

Author: by Charlotte Etinde-Crompton
Enslow Publishing
104 pages

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Born in Georgia at the end of the nineteenth century, Alma Woodsey Thomas defied society’s expectations for black women. She did not marry, have children, or work as a domestic. Instead, Thomas was a teacher and an artist. Fascinated by nature and the universe, she could paint vivid scenes of everything from the trees in her yard to NASA’s first moon landing.

Readers will learn that she wouldn’t win public acclaim for her art until later in life. Facing health problems and old age, Thomas managed to become one of the country’s most influential artists.

14. SELF LOVE COLORING BOOK: Positive Affirmations for the Morning or Whenever You Need Some Self Compassion

Author: by Meadow Belle
62 pages

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Take a moment for yourself to rediscover how awesome you are! This Self Love Coloring Book has 30 Positive Affirmations to lift your spirits and calm your nerves. Affirmations are hand lettered by the author. 30 Unique Hand Lettered Floral Coloring PagesSingle Sided with a Black Back Page to Help Prevent Bleed ThroughMakes a Great Gift!

White, 55# Paper, Best for Colored Pencils or Gel Pens8. 5″ x 11″Soft, Matte Paperback Cover