Li'l Sis and Uncle Willie: A Story Based on the Life and Paintings of William H. Johnson

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Uncle Willie is back from his travels and shares his art with Li'l Sis. Her perception of art and the entire word has forever changed. This book surveys the life and work of African-American artist William H. Johnson as through the eyes of his young niece.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Language Arts
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
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