A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

written by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

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Video
Horace Pippin – YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aj3dx1dlwmc

Websites
A Splash of Red – Teacher’s Guide
http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/teachers_guides/9780375867125.pdf

A Splash of Red – Random House
http://www.randomhouse.com/book/202067/a-splash-of-red-the-life-and-art-of-horace-pippin-by-jen-bryant#aboutthebook

A Splash of Red:The Life and Art of Horace Pippin – Red Clover Award:2014 – 2015
https://sites.google.com/site/redcloveraward20142015/home/a-splash-of-red-the-life-and-art-of-horace-pippin

Classroom Bookshelf: A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
http://www.theclassroombookshelf.com/2013/10/a-splash-of-red-the-life-and-art-of-horace-pippin/

Gwarlingo – The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
http://www.gwarlingo.com/2013/horace-pippin/
Photos of several of his artwork

Horace Pippin – Bio
http://www.phillipscollection.org/research/american_art/bios/pippin-bio.htm

Jen Bryant – A Splash of Red
http://www.jenbryant.com/books/inprint/bk_splashred.html

Melissa Sweet
http://melissasweet.net

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Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

This month we are learning about different children’s book awards.  This week we talked about the Schnieder Award which is given to  books about disabilities.  We read one of this year’s winners –  Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov.

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Additional Activities

Featured Books/Bookmark – Schneider Award

Printable  – Braille  Alphabet Chart

Computer Game – Braille Games Online