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Astonishing Women Artists
By author: Heather Ball
Selling Points: "Biography, artists"
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: Sep/01/2007
Pages: 120
Nonfiction Ages 9-13
Price:  $10.95
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Discover the lives of women artists from the 16th century to the present day, such as the early feminist Artemisia Gentileschi, the adventurous Emily Carr, the flamboyant Frida Kahlo and the brilliant Georgia O’Keeffe. These ten biographies are written in an accessible engaging style and will inspire and inform young readers.
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"Heather Ball has written an engaging and infomative book, focussing on women artists as diverse as Elizabeth Catlett, Georgia O'Keefe and Kenojuak Ashevak; artists who challenged stereotypes and society's expectations."

Awards

CCBC Best Books, commended  CA  2008
ALA Amelia Bloomer List, commended  US  2009


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