Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange

The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression

Picture Book - 2017
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"Before she raised her lens to take her most iconic photo, Dorothea Lange took photos of the downtrodden from bankers in once-fine suits waiting in breadlines, to former slaves, to the homeless sleeping on sidewalks. A case of polio had left her with a limp and sympathetic to those less fortunate. Traveling across the United States, documenting with her camera and her fieldbook those most affected by the stock market crash, she found the face of the Great Depression. In this picture book biography, Carole Boston Weatherford with her lyrical prose captures the spirit of the influential photographer. "--
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois :, Albert Whitman & Company,, [2017]
ISBN: 9780807516997
Branch Call Number: E 921 LA
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Green, Sarah - Illustrator


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Jul 18, 2017

What a great way to introduce Dorothea Lange to a new generation. Overall good storytelling, and very nice artwork. I think people should pick this book up to share with a child in their life.


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