Author/Illustrator: Wendy Kesselman
Publisher: Harper & Row
Publication Year: 1980
Brief Summary: A lonely grandmother takes up painting and finds companionship in the art she creates.
Awards, Honors and Prizes: N/A
Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
- Why did Emma start painting?
- Do you ever feel lonely? When Emma feels lonely, she paints. What do you do to feel better?
- Art: Read informational books about famous artists. Discuss different types of art and which students prefer.
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library