Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Wilkinson, Philip.
Washington : National Geographic, 2006.
IL 3-6
ISBN 0792255348
Click on the book to read Amazon reviews
Have you ever heard of Michelangelo?  I'm sure you have.  He is probably best known as a painter and sculptor who lived during the Renaissance.  But did you know that his father didn't want him to be a painter?  His father thought it wasn't a respectable job and was beneath him.  Fortunately for the world, Michelangelo didn't listen to his father.  Learn about this remarkable man and about his struggles to become one of the most famous artists ever.
SUBJECTS:     Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564.
                        Artists -- Italy -- Biography.
                        Italian painting.
                        Art -- 15th and 16th centuries.
Main Page ** Author List ** Title List ** New This Month ** Interest Level ** Subject List ** FAQ's ** Contributors ** Booktalking Tips **Book Review Sources ** Reading lists ** Reading lists ** Awards **Nancy Keane's Children's Website **
Permission is granted for the noncommercial duplication and use of this resource, provided it is substantially unchanged from its present form and appropriate credit is given.