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Jake makes a world
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Object ID 000154

Object Name Jake makes a world

Object Desc

Collection Mark Shields Memorial Collection

Accession # 2017.01.258.173

Alternate ID NF 719.53 RHO

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Gift

Accession Date JUN 13,2018


Location NF

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Object Keywords Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000,Juvenile Fiction,African Americans in art,Laurence, J Childhood & Youth,Biography,Rhodes-Pitts, Sharifa Author,Harlem, New York,

Title Jake makes a world

Sub-Title Jacob Lawrence, a young artist in Harlem


Edition 1st Edition

Description / Abstract "Jake Makes a World follows the creative adventures of the young Jacob Lawrence as he finds inspiration in the vibrant colors and characters of his community in Harlem. From his mother's apartment, where he is surrounded by brightly colored walls with intricate patterns; to the streets full of familiar and not-so-familiar faces, sounds, rhythms, and smells; to the art studio where he goes each day after school to transform his everyday world on an epic scale, Jake takes readers on an enchanting journey through the bustling sights and sounds of his neighborhood"

Physical Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm

Author Rhodes-Pitts, Sharifa

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ISBN 9780870709654



Publisher New York : The Museum of Modern Art, 2015.

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Spine / Label 719.53 RHO