Frida Kahlo: The Revolutionary Painter! (Show Me History!)

by James Buckley (Author) Cassie Anderson (Illustrator)

Frida Kahlo: The Revolutionary Painter! (Show Me History!)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

This kid-friendly biography of esteemed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo uses a graphic novel format to tell the true story of the woman who led an artistic revolution.

After an accident at age 18 dashed her dream of attending medical school and becoming a doctor, Frida Kahlo turned to painting as a form of therapy. Over the next few years, she developed an introspective and surrealist style that soon became a sensation in the art world. By incorporating aspects of Mexican folk art with deeply personal themes, Kahlo's paintings revolutionized not only Mexican art but the very essence of what art could be.

Frida Kahlo: Revolutionary Painter! is a biography of this groundbreaking artist, told in a full-color graphic novel format that will appeal to a wide audience.

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James Buckley

James Buckley Jr. has been writing sports books for adults and young readers for more than 25 years after working for Sports Illustrated and NFL Publishing. Among his most popular titles are National Baseball Hall of Fame Collection, America's Classic Ballparks, Ballpark Bucket List, Perfect: The Story of Baseball's Perfect Games, Unhittable, Eyewitness Baseball, The Visual Dictionary of Baseball, and Obsessed with Baseball. He is the author of more than 20 sports biographies for young readers, including the graphic nonfiction title Babe Ruth: Baseball's All-Time Best. His company, Shoreline Publishing Group, produces dozens of books each year for major publishers including Penguin, Scholastic, DK, National Geographic Kids, Simon & Schuster/Aladdin, and many others.

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781645174332
Lexile Measure
620L
Guided Reading Level
L
Publisher
Portable Press
Publication date
September 20, 2021
Series
Show Me History!
BISAC categories
JNF007010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Art
JNF006050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Art | Painting
JNF062010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | Biography
Library of Congress categories
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