We Came to America

Faith Ringgold (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
May 10, 2016
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.6 X 0.5 X 11.1 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780517709474

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About the Author

Faith Ringgold was born in Harlem in 1930. She received a degree in art education from the City College of New York and was an art teacher long before she became a professional artist. She is best known for her painted story quilts, some of which hang in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Tar Beach, Ringgold's first book for children, won the Coretta Scott King Award for illustration and was named a Caldecott honor Book. Her other picture books include Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky, My Dream of Martin Luther King, Cassie's Word Quilt, and We Came to America. Learn more about Faith at faithringgold.com

Reviews

"The simplicity of Ringgold's text, combined with the captivating designs, makes this a compelling, must-have narrative for a wide audience."--School Library Journal starred review

"Using a broad brush and folk style familiar from her story quilts, Ringgold pictures families of diverse heritage... her powerful voice emphasizes unity and mutual appreciation."
-Publishers Weekly

"[A] timely look at the diverse makeup and backgrounds of the American people." -Booklist