Kindle Books by Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet is the author of Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott (2021), Ants (2018), Some Writer! (2016), Balloons Over Broadway (2011) and other 3 books.

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Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott

release date: Jun 08, 2021
Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott
A moving and powerful introduction to the life and art of renowned artist, Judith Scott, as told by her twin sister, Joyce Scott and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist, Melissa Sweet. Judith Scott was born with Down syndrome. She was deaf, and never learned to speak. She was also a talented artist. Judith was institutionalized until her sister Joyce reunited with her and enrolled her in an art class. Judith went on to become an artist of renown with her work displayed in museums and galleries around the world. Poignantly told by Joyce Scott in collaboration with Brie Spangler and Melissa Sweet and beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist, Melissa Sweet, Unbound is inspiring and warm, showing us that we can soar beyond our perceived limitations and accomplish something extraordinary.

Ants

release date: Jan 01, 2018
Ants
Simple, lively text and up-close photos fully describe these hard-working insects—from what they look like to where they live to their importance in the world.

Some Writer!

release date: Nov 01, 2016
Some Writer!
6 Starred Reviews! New York Times Bestseller! A People Magazine Best Children’s Book! A Washington Post Best Book! A Publishers Weekly Best Book! Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Award Honor recipient Caldecott Honor winner Sweet mixes White’s personal letters, photos, and family ephemera with her own exquisite artwork to tell the story of this American literary icon. Readers young and old will be fascinated and inspired by the journalist, New Yorker contributor, and children’s book author who loved words his whole life. This authorized tribute, a New York Times bestseller, includes an afterword by Martha White, his granddaughter.

Balloons Over Broadway

release date: Nov 01, 2011
Balloons Over Broadway
Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these "upside-down puppets"? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire! In brilliant collage illustrations, Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America—the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy’s Parade. Winner of the 2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal and the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award.

Ten Questions You Must Ask Your Doctor

release date: Aug 01, 2008
Ten Questions You Must Ask Your Doctor
Do we really know what to ask our doctor when we're sick? And how often are we told what the risks of a treatment are, or what alternatives are available? Ray Moynihan and Melissa Sweet have done all the deep probing, cut through the medical research and untangled the commercial questions to write a compelling and direct book that will give us all some control over the medical decisions that affect our lives. Ten Questions belongs on every family bookshelf.

Carmine

release date: May 05, 2008
Carmine
Carmine is a painter, always in search of just the right color (especially anything in the red family) to add to her paintings. So when she and her dog Rufus set off on their bike to Granny’s, she is too easily lured by a lovely meadow full of poppies. And, as she begins painting, she is too oblivious to danger lurking along the path.

Tupelo Rides the Rails

release date: Apr 07, 2008
Tupelo Rides the Rails
Award-winning author/illustrator Melissa Sweet introduces Tupelo, an abandoned dog, who must find a new home for herself and her sock toy, Mr. Bones. With creative language and brilliant illustrations, Melissa shows how home is sometimes found in the most unexpected places.
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