The Art of Freedom
How Artists See America
From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures
What is America? Shape a fascinating image of the United States through the eyes of eighteen artists who have painted, sculpted, and photographed the U.S. landscape and culture. This latest art adventure from Bob Raczka features works from John Trumbull, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jasper Johns, and many more.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
School Library Journal, Curriculum Connections
Author: Bob Raczka
Bob Raczka and his wife Amy are the co-creators of three masterpieces: Robert, Carl and Emma. They live in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, with their dog Rufus, who is also a piece of work. Bob went to college at the University of Illinois, where he majored in art. When he graduated, he became an advertising writer. But when his first child, Robert, was born, he rediscovered children's books and thought, "I want to do this." Five years later, he sold his first manuscript, a book about art called No One Saw. This would become the first book in his ongoing series, Bob Raczka's Art Adventures.