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Author Nelson, Marilyn, 1946- author.
Title Augusta Savage : the shape of a sculptor's life / Marilyn Nelson ; afterword by Tammi Lawson.
Pub Info New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2022.
©2022
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 811.54 NEL     DUE 10-12-22
 Provincetown-Children's  J 811.54 NELSON     DUE 10-06-22
 Chatham-Young Adult  YA 811.54 Nel     DUE 10-12-22
 Nantucket-Young Adults  YA 811 NEL     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Young Adult  YA 92 SAV     DUE 10-08-22
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA 811 Nelson     DUE 10-19-22
Descript 114 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Contents 1892-1930 -- 1931-1940 -- 1941-1962 -- Afterword.
Summary "A powerful biography in poems about Augusta Savage, the trailblazing artist and pillar of the Harlem Renaissance-with an afterword by the curator of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Augusta Savage was arguable the most influential American artist of the 1930s. A gifted sculptor, she flourished during the Harlem Renaissance and became a teacher to an entire generation of African American artists. Nelson's poems are paired with photographs of Savage's work, and photographs from her life. The result is an important portrait of an exceptional artist who, despite the limitations she faced, was compelled to forge a life through art and creativity. -- adapted from jacket and perusal of book
Subject Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962 -- Poetry.
Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962 -- Poetry.
Sculptors -- United States -- Poetry.
African American sculptors -- Poetry.
Biographical poetry.
Sculptors -- United States -- Poetry.
African American sculptors -- Poetry.
Biographical poetry.
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American & Black.
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Poetry.
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
Genre Young adult nonfiction.
Pattern poetry.
Add Author Lawson, Tammi, writer of afterword.
ISBN 9780316298025 (hardcover)
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