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Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth

This book is about Dorothea Lange
"Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth" is a poignant and inspiring biography that delves into the life of Dorothea Lange, a pioneering figure in documentary photography. Following a challenging childhood marked by a bout with polio, Lange developed a unique ability to observe life from the shadows, transforming her perceived weakness into a profound photographic strength. Despite facing familial disapproval, she chased her artistic aspirations and shone a light on the hidden struggles of the Great Depression's victims. Published on March 1, 2016, this book not only narrates Lange's compelling journey but also showcases a selection of her impactful photographs. Ideal for elementary school readers, this work explores themes of education equity, gender equality, and economic justice, making it a celebrated addition to young people's libraries with accolades such as the USBBY Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities and the ALA/Amelia Bloomer Book List. "Dorothea's Eyes" invites young readers to see the world through Lange's lens and perhaps find the courage to spotlight the truth in their own ways.
Published by Calkins Creek on March 1, 2016
40 pages
ISBN: 9781629792088
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Economic JusticeEducation Equity, and Gender Equality, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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