By Mark Stevens, Annalyn Swan, Willem De Kooning. 2004
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Award winning fiction, Award winning non-fiction, Biography, Fine arts biography
Biography of Dutch-born artist Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), who became a major figure in the mid-twentieth-century New York abstract expressionism…scene. Explores de Kooning's bohemian habits, friendship with Gorky, financial backing from Hirshhorn and Fourcade, only marriage, and passion for painting. Some descriptions of sex. Pulitzer Prize. 2004.
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Award winning fiction, Award winning non-fiction, Biography, Historical biography, Politics and government biography, War and military biography, World War II
Biography of the German political leader whose racial prejudice and personal ambition shaped World War II. Traces Hitler's life and…career from his birth in Austria in 1889 to his death in Berlin in 1945. Briefly discusses this tyrant's legacy. Some descriptions of violence. Grades 5-8 and older readers. Siebert Award. 2002.