Can You Find It? America

Can You Find It? America

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The Can You Find It? books have delighted countless children, inviting them to look more closely at works of art by searching for hidden details. Now comes a new title in the series, featuring paintings, prints, and textiles from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each work is characteristically American, and each is filled with a wealth of details to discover.   Among the works featured are Washington Crossing the Delaware , by Emmanuel Leutze; Across the Continent: "Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way" , by Frances Flora Bond Palmer for Currier & Ives; The Last Moments of John Brown , by Thomas Hovenden; Thanksgiving Turkey , by Grandma Moses; The Photographer , by Jacob Lawrence; and Street Story Quilt ; by Faith Ringgold.   Praise for the Can You Find It? series
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"This is art as entertainment with an educational bent." -- School Library Journal
"It's hard to fault a book that encourages young readers to pore over every square centimeter . . ." -- Booklist

Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, c2010.
ISBN: 9780810988903
Call Number: 709.73 FALKEN
Characteristics: 40 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Subjects: Art appreciation -- Juvenile literature.


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