Come Look With Me; Discovering African American Art For Children

Summary:

This is an art appreciation program that introduces kids to twelve paintings by African American painters. Readers will meet the painters, become familiar with their work, and participate in learning about the painting.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This book is part of a series that introduces kids to arts in a way that involves their thoughts, too. The selection of artists and paintings is tastefully appropriate, and they will stimulate the reader’s curiosity.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Parent Reaction

When I taught school, I used art in my history classes (high school level) to set context. This project is one of the neatest programs for teaching and learning about art that I've ever seen.

Type of Book:
This is a book that introduces children to art and the museum experience.
Educational Themes:

This is an art appreciation program that authentically engages participants in learning about art and artists. Under the guidance of a moderator and guide questions, students examine twelve paintings by world respected artists and share their thoughts and observations.

Reading Level:
10.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 to 8
Age of child:
Review pending.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow, at least! You don't need to be an art expert, just someone who can facilitate a conversation. This program is a great way to nourish the right brain and gets a strong “Buy” recommendation.

Title Discovering African American Art for Children
About

Come Look with Me Series

Author James Haywood Rolling, Jr.
Publisher Charlesbridge © 2005
ISBN 1890674079
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.95
Genres History, Art
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