Travel to Renaissance Italy and learn about the young apprentice who went on become a true master, and one of the most beloved sculptors and painters of all time, Michelangelo! Michelangelo created some of the world's most recognizable art, from the statue of David to the intricate ceiling fresco of the Sistine Chapel. Beyond his well-known painting and sculpting, he was a gifted poet and architect. Young readers can learn about the entirety of Michelangelo's life, from his time as a young apprentice, his relationships with several Catholic popes and the Medici family, to his unwillingness to stop working into his late eighties. A perfect read for art lovers and fans of the Renaissance.
Kirsten Anderson is a writer and actress who lives in New York City with her charming Pomeranian, Sunflower. She has written several biographies for children, including Who Was Andy Warhol?, Who Was P.T. Banum?, and Who Was Robert Ripley?
Guided Reading Level
October 20, 2022
JNF007010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Art JNF006000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Art | General JNF025160 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Renaissance
Library of Congress categories
Whoops! We don’t have a reading list for your classroom. Please create one in order to add this book.
At Bookelicious, we feed kids’ passion for reading. Our professionally curated collection of great books plus our bookmoji-based book matching technology make it easy for kids to find books they truly want to read.
Motivating Kids to Read
Does your child like dogs or magic, superheroes or baseball? Bookelicious helps kids find books on topics they love. According to educators, more than 80% of children using Bookelicious find it easy to choose books they are motivated to read!
Making Reading Fun!
Bookelicious helps children explore their interests by choosing their favorite costumes, pets and accessories for their bookmojis. Based on these choices, we offer real-time, personalized book recommendations.
Really Great Books
At Bookelicious, we know what books children want to read because every one of our 17,000+ titles has been professionally curated by our team of librarians and teachers.