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Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott



by
Joyce Scott ,Brie Spangler
illustrated by
Melissa Sweet

Edition
Library edition with trade jacket added
Publisher
Penguin Random House
Imprint
Knopf
ISBN
9780525648123

Awards and Honors
2022 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children - Honor Book
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A moving and powerful introduction to the life and art of renowned artist, Judith Scott, as told by her twin sister, Joyce Scott and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist, Melissa Sweet.

Judith Scott was born with Down syndrome. She was deaf, and never learned to speak. She was also a talented artist. Judith was institutionalized until her sister Joyce reunited with her and enrolled her in an art class. Judith went on to become an artist of renown with her work displayed in museums and galleries around the world.

Poignantly told by Joyce Scott with Brie Spangler and beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist, Melissa Sweet, Unbound is inspiring and warm, showing us that we can soar beyond our perceived limitations and accomplish something extraordinary.“Tying Loose Ends,” with photographs. Further information on Down Syndrome. Time line. Author note. Illustrator note. Sources. Full-color illustrations created using watercolor, colored pencil, mixed media, found objects, wood, yarn, thread, and twine.

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Details

Format

Print

Page Count

48

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 10 1/4"

Dewey

B

AR

0: points 0

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Sep 2021

Book Genres

Narrative Nonfiction, Picture Book, Autobiography/Biography

Topics

Judith Scott (1943–2005). Down syndrome patients as artists. US deaf artists. Sisters. Twins. Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, California. Sculptures. 

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