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Pigskins to paintbrushes : the story of football-playing artist Ernie Barnes / by Don Tate.

Tate, Don, author, illustrator. 

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Galion Library jBIO BARN (Text) 35920505663425 Juvenile Biography Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781419749438
  • ISBN: 1419749439
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2021.
  • Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Subject: Barnes, Ernie, 1938-2009 > Juvenile literature.
Football players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Painters > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Football players as artists > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Picture books.
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520 . ‡aYoung Ernie Barnes wasn’t like other boys his age. Bullied for being shy, overweight, and uninterested in sports like boys were “supposed” to be, he instead took refuge in his sketchbook, in vibrant colors, bold brushstrokes, and flowing lines. But growing up in a poor, Black neighborhood during the 1930s, opportunities to learn about art were rare, and art museums were off-limits because of segregation laws. Discouraged and tired of being teased, Ernie joined the school football team. Although reluctant at first, he would soon become a star. Yet art remained in Ernie’s heart and followed him through high school, college, and into the NFL. Ernie saw art all around him: in the dynamic energy of the game, the precision of plays, and the nimble movement of his teammates. He poured his passion into his game and his craft, and became famous as both a professional athlete and as an artist whose paintings reflected his love of the sport and celebrated the Black community.
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