Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People

by Susan Goldman Rubin

With a focus on the culture and struggles of the working classes, Diego Rivera created large, beautiful murals in public spaces in both Mexico and the United States. Notes about the history of Mexico as referenced in Diego Rivera’s artwork and about his artistic influences. List of places to view Rivera’s work. Glossary. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs and illustrations.

ISBN: 9780810984110

JLG Release: May 2013

Other Release:

January 2016

JLG Member Price

Biography Elementary

Grades 2-6


14 books / $17.05 a book

  • Book Details




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    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    10" x 10"

    Dewey Classification

    759.972 B

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 7.1, Points: 1

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 8.3, Points: 4


    Level: 980L

    Awards & Honors

    Booklist 2013 Lasting Connections, Social Studies; BooklistTop 10 Books for Youth 2013, Arts; BooklistTop 10 Books for Youth 2013, Biographies; SLJs Best Books of 2013, Nonfiction; NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2012, Biography; Booklist Editor’s Choice: Books for Youth, 2013, Nonfiction; ALA 2014 Notable Children’s Books, Older Readers; 2014 Américas Award, Honorable Mention; Winner, IRA Notable Books for a Global Society, 2014; 2014 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award



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