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Drawing From Memory

by Allen Say, Illustrated By Allen Say


Scholastic Press
September 2011


Non-Fiction
Ages 10 – 14 . Grades 5 – 9

Library of Congress: 2011016324


Lexile measure: HL560L

DRA: 60

Guided Reading: W

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DRAWING FROM MEMORY is Allen Say's own story of his path to becoming the renowned artist he is today. Shunned by his father, who didn't understand his son's artistic leanings, Allen was embraced by Noro Shinpei, Japan's leading cartoonist and the man he came to love as his "spiritual father." As WWII raged, Allen was further inspired to consider questions of his own heritage and the motivations of those around him. He worked hard in rigorous drawing classes, studied, trained--and ultimately came to understand who he really is.

Part memoir, part graphic novel, part narrative history, DRAWING FROM MEMORY presents a complex look at the real-life relationship between a mentor and his student. With watercolor paintings, original cartoons, vintage photographs, and maps, Allen Say has created a book that will inspire the artist in all of us.
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Allen Say

Allen Say is the beloved author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the highly acclaimed Drawing from Memory, The Inker's Shadow, and The Favorite Daughter (all published by Scholastic); the Caldecott Medal winner Grandfather's Journey; and the Caldecott Honor winner The Boy of the Three-Year Nap. He is known for his technical skill and varied style, and his books pay tribute to Japanese culture, as well as his own personal experiences. His many books include Tree of Cranes, Under the Cherry Blossom Tree, Tea with Milk, and Erika-San. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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--- - From Drawing from Memory:


On the last door in the building, a name card was pinned below the glass. I read the four characters several times. Noro Shinpei, Noro Shinpei, Noro Shinpei! I tapped on the glass.


"Enter!" a man's voice ordered.
Hardback
$18.99

Jacketed Hardcover / Smyth

ISBN: 9780545176866

64pp. | 8 x 10-½