Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Written and illustrated by Javaka Steptoe

Hardcover edition

Publisher Hachette Book Group Imprint Little, Brown ISBN


Awards and Honors <i>SLJ</i>’s Best Books of 2016, Nonfiction<br> <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> Best Books of 2016, Picture Books<br> <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Books of 2016, Picture Books<br> New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Nonfiction<br> National Public Radio’s Guide to 2016 Great Reads<br> ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, All Ages<br> CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, K–2<br> The Nonfiction Detectives, 2016 Best Nonfiction Books for Children<br> 2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten<br> CSMCL Best Multicultural Books of 2016<br> <i>The Washington Post</i> Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2016<br> 2017 Américas Award, Commended Title

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

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2017 Randolph Caldecott Medal Winner
Jean-Michael Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere. Note about the artwork. Bibliography. Further information about Jean-Michel Basquiat. Motifs and symbolism in Basquiet's work. Author's note. Full-color mixed-media illustrations.
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