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In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

This book is about Augusta Savage
"In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage" vividly brings to life the early years of a trailblazing artist and resilient advocate for gender equality, racial justice, and education equity. Published on October 1, 2009, this inspiring narrative follows Augusta Savage’s journey from a young girl in the segregated South to becoming a seminal figure of the Harlem Renaissance. As readers explore Savage's struggles against racial and gender barriers, her relentless pursuit of education, and her profound impact on the art world, they are invited into a richly detailed era that shaped her legacy. Ideal for elementary school readers, this book not only educates but also motivates young minds to think critically about the intersections of art, identity, and activism. "In Her Hands" is a celebration of courage and a compelling invitation to reflect on how one person's creativity can challenge and change society.
Published by Lee & Low Books on October 1, 2009
48 pages
ISBN: 9781600603327
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Education EquityGender Equality, and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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