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Quilt of States

Yorinks, Adrienne (Book - 2005 )
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There is no book quite like Quilt of States --the unique combination of handmade quilts with the voice of each state heard through the writing of one of the state's librarians to illustrate the coming together of the United States of America. Using one of the only two original American folk art forms--quilting (jazz is the other)--Adrienne Yorinks demonstrates her amazing talent for using quilts not only as art, but as information sources. Her work illustrates the history of our country and is accompanied by the words of librarians from every state in the Union.
Authors: Yorinks, Adrienne
Title: Quilt of states
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, 2005
Characteristics: 122 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: quilts by Adrienne Yorinks ; written by Adrienne Yorinks and 50 librarians from across the United States ; librarian contributions compiled and edited by Jeanette Larson
Additional Contributors: Larson, Jeanette
ISBN: 9780792272854
0792272862
0792272854
Branch Call Number: j 973 Y61q 2005
Subject Headings: U.S. states Juvenile literature Statehood (American politics) History Juvenile literature United States History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Juvenile literature U.S. states History Juvenile literature
Topical Term: U.S. states
Statehood (American politics)
U.S. states
LCCN: 2004017796
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Each state is illustrated with a handmade quilt accompanied by the writing of one of the state's librarians.


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