Item description for Eyes of the King: A Young Cherokee Girl Discovers a Gift That Will Bless a Nation by Barbara Louise Clouse...
Overview Cherokee heritage runs deep in 12 year old Melody America Martin, but artistic ability is ridiculed before a mysterious painting emerges. Pre-teens to adults will enjoy this charming story; may also accompany study of American Indian culture or missions.
Publishers Description Cherokee heritage runs deep in the heart of twelve year old Melody America Martin, however she is hurt and confused when classmates and others begin to make fun of her habit of drawing circles on anything and everything. Circles everywhere ? when she doodled they would show up; on her classwork assignments, in art class; they even appeared in the peculiar way Melody signed her name. Then the miracle begins as the young girl creates a beautiful drawing, one she sees in her mind alone. Suddenly the circles change to become the shape of faces and then emerges to include a young boy with penetrating eyes and the adventure begins. Who is the boy in the drawing? Where did this incredible artistic ability come from? Why is she compelled to color the drawing in certain exact detail? Not until Melody's class visits a prestigious art museum in Washington D.C. will the mystery unravel. A young girl's life is changed forever by the events that follow. Eyes of the King will hold the attention of pre-teens as well as adults. The author, a gifted writer and story-teller, has a unique sensitivity and insight into this age group.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.76" Width: 6.42" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.42 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2005
ISBN 1933148799 ISBN13 9781933148793
Availability 80 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 01:57.
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More About Barbara Louise Clouse
Clouse is a native Oklahoman who has been writing stories for children since the early 1970's. She currently resides in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Barbara Louise Clouse currently resides in Muskogee, in the state of Oklahoma.