Drawing From Memory

ISBN-10: 0545176867
ISBN-13: 9780545176866
Author: Say, Allen
Illustrated by: Say, Allen
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Scholastic

Publication Date: September 2011

Copyright: 2011

Page Count: 64


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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Guided Reading: W
Lexile: HL560L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Art / Drawing

Description
Shunned by his father, Allen was embraced by Noro Shinpei, Japan's leading cartoonist and the man he came to love as his "spiritual father." As WWII raged, Allen was further inspired to consider questions of his own heritage and the motivations of those around him. He worked hard in rigorous drawing classes, studied, trained--and ultimately came to understand who he really is. Part memoir, part graphic novel, part narrative history, DRAWING FROM MEMORY presents a complex look at the real-life relationship between a mentor and his student. With watercolor paintings, original cartoons, vintage photographs, and maps, Allen Say has created a book that will inspire the artist in all of us.
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