This book is a unique project appealing to art enthusiasts, music fans, literature and poetry lovers, history buffs and informed educators.
“Here Comes That Rainbow Again” is a book that combines the lyrics and sheet music of Kris Kristofferson’s song with Robin E. Cook’s Americana folk art style oil paintings that teach a message of compassion, kindness and hope to all ages.
Kristofferson’s song, “Here Comes That Rainbow Again” is based on a scene from John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Grapes Of Wrath. A teaching plan that ties together all the disciplines of the curriculum is included for every age, intelligence, learning style and grade level.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Eve Yearwood taught literature and career education in Columbus City Schools for 30 years. She studied literature and theater at Ohio University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature and Theater Education from The Ohio State University and a Master’s Degree in Competency Based Education and reading certification from Mount St. Joseph University.
Robin E. Cook, taught art for Columbus City Schools for 30 years. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Fine Arts and a degree in education from The Ohio State University. She worked for three years to create the oil paintings to accompany Mr. Kristofferson’s words. The paintings for these pictures are five feet high and up to nine feet long. Her dad ran a drive-in movie theatre in Chillicothe, Ohio and her family lived above it. She grew up wondering what it would be like to paint on a screen that big. She knows now.
(Book is in PDF format.)