The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist

Image result for The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird ArtistThe Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist by Margarita Engle illustrations by Aliona Bereghici
non-fiction biography
Grades: 1-3rd
Lexile Level: AD970L

Selected because: 
Well-written biography of "the father of modern bird painting" provides historical and career connections. 

Suggested activities:
Carefully observe birds in the wild and draw or describe what you see. 
Review the features of this biography, use them to create an outline. Interview an adult in your life and use the outline to write their biography.