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Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery



by
Sandra Neil Wallace
illustrated by
Bryan Collier

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Imprint
Paula Wiseman
ISBN
9781481443876

Awards and Honors
2019 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Winner
2019 Golden Kite Award Honor, Non-Fiction for Young Readers
2019 Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award Honor
ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019
CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: The Arts
CSMCL Best Books - 2018
NYPL Best Books for Kids - 2018
Nonfiction Detectives Best Nonfiction - 2018
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Discover the true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes—a boy who followed his dreams and became one of the most influential artists of his generation. Historical note. Author’s note. Illustrator’s note. Reproductions of paintings. Suggestions for further information. Quote sources. Additional resources. Full-color watercolor and collage illustrations.

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Format

Print

Page Count

48

Trim Size

12" x 9"

Dewey

796.332092 B

AR

4: points 0.5

Lexile

660L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

2

JLG Release

Apr 2018

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Topics

Ernie Barnes (1938–2009). US football players. US painters. Football players as artists. US civil rights movements. African Americans. African American athletes. African American artists. Twentieth-century US history.

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Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

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