It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw

Written by Don Tate and Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

A former slave, Bill began drawing at the age of 83. His drawings were based upon his memories of rural life and the observations he made of the bustling urban life in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Age Range 6 - 11 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Lee & Low
Grade Level 1st - 6th
ISBN
9781600602603
Lexile 830
Themes