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From the time she was just a young girl, Georgia O'Keeffe viewed the world in her own way. While other girls played with toys and braided their hair, Georgia practiced her drawing and let her hair fly free. As an adult, Georgia followed her love of art from the steel canyons of New York City to the vast plains of New Mexico. There she painted all day, and slept beneath the stars at night. Throughout her life Georgia O'Keeffe followed her dreams--and so found her way to become a great American artist.
About the Author
JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated many books for children, including MAMA, The Librarian of Basra, Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book, My Name Is Georgia, and Josefina. She lives in New York City.
"Prose as vivid as an O'Keeffe painting . . . A superb and inspiring introduction for children to an exceptional American artist."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Wonderful . . . A lively personal overview of a fascinating life."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"As clear, spare, and rhythmic as the painter's compositions . . . A quiet, yet intense look at Georgia O'Keeffe's life and work."--Booklist (starred review)