I, Juan de Pareja

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Juan is the slave of the great Spanish painter Diego Velazquez and helps his master in his studio by preparing paints and stretching canvases. But Juan is an artist, too; he has taught himself by watching his master's technique. Although such work is forbidden to slaves, Juan cannot keep his secret any longer. What will happen when the truth is known? An ALA Notable Book A New York Times Best Juvenile Book of the Year.
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Juan is the slave of the great Spanish painter Diego Velazquez and helps his master in his studio by preparing paints and stretching canvases. But Juan is an artist, too; he has taught himself by watching his master's technique. Although such work is forbidden to slaves, Juan cannot keep his secret any longer. What will happen when the truth is known? An ALA Notable Book A New York Times Best Juvenile Book of the Year.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786276660
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 6/13/2005
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Large Print
  • Pages: 244
  • Age range: 12 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 In which I learn my letters 3
2 In which I prepare for a journey 17
3 In which I meet Don Carmelo 27
4 In which I learn my duties 40
5 In which Rubens visits our court 55
6 In which I fall in love 68
7 In which I visit Italy 76
8 In which I speak of a small red flower 92
9 In which I make friends at court 105
10 In which I confess 115
11 In which I return to Italy 129
12 In which my portrait is painted 140
13 In which I am made free 152
14 In which I say a sad good-by 163
15 In which I find another home 174
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  • Posted February 1, 2009

    NOT THE BEST BOOK EVER. (BUT NOT AS BAD AS ADAM OF THE ROAD.)

    ...It was OK. And OK is the best raiting this book could squezze out of me on a good day.

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