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Emily Carr At the Edge of the World

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ISBN-10: 0887766404

ISBN-13: 9780887766404

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jo Ellen Bogart, Maxwell Newhouse

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Shortlisted for the 2005-2006 Red Cedar Book Award, Nonfiction Selected as Honour Book by the Children's Literature Roundtable Information Book of the Year The brilliant artist Emily Carr lived at the edge. When she was born, in 1871, Victoria, British Columbia was a small, insular place. She was at the edge of a society that expected well-bred young ladies to marry. For years, she was at the edge of the world of artists she longed to join. Emily Carr’s life was not an easy one. She struggled against a family that did not approve of her art and against poor health. She found her pleasures in her many pets – a Javanese monkey named Woo, parrots, and many beloved dogs. Later, she would…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 9/23/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

<p Jo Ellen Bogart was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in several Texas cities, but for the last 32 years, she has lived in Guelph, Ontario AKA Children's Author Central. She really enjoys running into writers and artists at the grocery store. <br <br Jo Ellen has always been an animal lover and pet keeper, but her current pet list is down to two dogs, two frogs, and a ton of fish, most of which vacation in the backyard pond and winter in the Bogart basement, supervising the laundry. <br Part of the fun Jo Ellen has in writing books for children is venturing into many different kinds of writing, from poetry and picture books to biography, non-fiction, and early readers. She…