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Silent Days, Silent Dreams
By Arthur A. Levine Books
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ean: 9780545927611, isbn: 0545927617,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
James Castle was born two months premature on September 25, 1899, on a farm in Garden Valley, Idaho. He was deaf, mute, autistic, and probably dyslexic. He didn't walk until he was four; he would never learn to speak, write, read, or use sign language. Yet, today Castle's artwork hangs in major museums throughout the world.  The Philadelphia Museum of Art opened ''James Castle: A Retrospective'' in 2008. The 2013 Venice Biennale included eleven works by Castle in the feature exhibition ''The

Great American Artists for Kids: Hands-On Art Experiences in the Styles of Great American Masters (Bright Ideas for Learning (TM))
By Brand: Bright Ring Publishing, Inc.
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mpn: 9780935607000, ean: 9780935607000, isbn: 0935607005,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Fun and easy art-appreciation activities abound in this resource that features 75 American artists from colonial times to the present. A brief biography for each artist tells why his or her work is important, and a kid-tested art activity tries out the artist’s approach. For Georgia O’Keeffe, the activity is a desert painting; for Frederic Remington, a face cast; for Leroy Nieman, a sketch of athletes; and for James Whistler, a clay engraving. Projects stress the creative process and

In Mary's Garden
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780544272200, isbn: 054427220X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
While the rest of her classmates were making pastries in cooking classes, Mary Nohl was making art—anything she fancied out of anything she could find. Inspiration struck Mary even when she wasn’t looking for it. Mary used common objects to make uncommon art. And one day, her garden was a gallery.         Mary Nohl passed away in 2001 at the age of eighty-seven. Her famous garden gallery is located in the front yard of her Fox Point, Wisconsin, home to this day..

Grant Wood (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)
By Childrens Pr
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ean: 9780516022840, isbn: 0516022849,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
Relates the artistic career of the Iowan who painted people, life, and customs of the American Midwest and whose style became known as Regionalism.

Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story
By Sleeping Bear Press
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ean: 9781585364053, isbn: 1585364053,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
The art and writing of Gwen Frostic are well known in her home state of Michigan and around the world, but this picture book biography tells the story behind Gwen's famous work. After a debilitating illness as a child, Gwen sought solace in art and nature. She learned to be persistent and independent--never taking no for an answer or letting her disabilities define her. After creating artwork for famous Detroiters and for display at the World's Fair and helping to build WWII bombers, Gwen moved

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain (Caldecott Honor Book)
By Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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mpn: 9780374347017, ean: 9780374347017, isbn: 0374347018,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER''I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side―the Communist side―of the Iron Curtain.'' Through annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sís shows what life was like for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore the red scarf of a Young Pioneer, stood guard at the giant statue of Stalin, and believed whatever he was told to believe. But adolescence brought questions. Cracks began to appear in the Iron Curtain, and news from the

Frida (Spanish Edition)
By Arthur a Levine
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ean: 9780439373081, isbn: 0439373085,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
The companion to the author's book, Diego identifies the tragedies and suffering that Frida Kahlo overcame throughout her life by using her skill as an artist to express her pain and depression--and eventually, her joys and triumphs. Simultaneous..

A Bird or Two: A Story About Henri Matisse
By Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
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mpn: FBA-|301927, ean: 9780802851840, isbn: 0802851843,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Simple text and bright illustrations describe the work of French painter, Henri Matisse, particularly his joyful use of color..

Georgia O'Keeffe: The Life of an Artist (Artist Biographies)
By Brand: Enslow Elementary
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Presents the life of the twentieth-century American painter who drew much of her artistic inspiration from nature.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Amazing Discoveries of Ibn Sina
By Groundwood Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781554987108, isbn: 1554987105,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Born in Persia more than a thousand years ago, Ibn Sina was one of the greatest thinkers of his time — a philosopher, scientist and physician who made significant discoveries, especially in the field of medicine, and wrote more than one hundred books. As a child, Ibn Sina was extremely bright, a voracious reader who loved to learn and was fortunate to have the best teachers. He memorized the Qur’an by the age of ten and completed his medical studies at sixteen. He spent his life traveling,

Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth
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ean: 9781629792088, isbn: 162979208X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
After a childhood bout of polio left her with a limp, all Dorothea Lange wanted to do was disappear. But this desire not to be seen helped her learn how to blend into the background and observe others acutely. With a passion for the artistic life, and in spite of her family's disapproval, Dorothea pursued her dream to become a photographer and focused her lens on the previously unseen victims of the Great Depression. This poetic biography tells the emotional story of Lange's evolution as one of

A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day
By Viking Books for Young Readers
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mpn: 9780425287682, ean: 9780425287682, isbn: 0425287688,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day.The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats’s obvious talent, his father worried that Ezra’s dream of being an artist was an unrealistic one. But Ezra was determined. By high school he was winning prizes and scholarships. Later, jobs followed with the WPA and Marvel comics.

Alexander Calder: Meet the Artist
By Chronicle Books
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781616892258, isbn: 1616892250,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
No artist can put a smile on your face quicker than Alexander Calder. A sense of playfulness animates all of his work—from his signature hanging mobiles to his endlessly creative toys, drawings, and jewelry. Alexander Calder: Meet the Artist! is an exciting hands-on introduction to this beloved American sculptor. Calder's whimsical world is brought to life by imaginative pop-ups, pull tabs, lift-the-flaps, and cutouts. A universe of artistic possibilities opens up as young readers explore

Rosa’s Animals: The Story of Rosa Bonheur and Her Painting Menagerie
By Harry N. Abrams
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ean: 9781419728501, isbn: 1419728504,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur (1822–1899) led a highly nontraditional life, especially for a woman in the nineteenth century. She kept lions as pets, was awarded the Legion of Honor by Empress Eugénie, and befriended “Buffalo Bill” Cody. She became a painter at a time when women were often only reluctantly educated as artists. Her unconventional artistic work habits, including visiting slaughterhouses to sketch an animal’s anatomy and wearing men’s clothing to gain access to

Nature Art With Chiura Obata (Naturalist's Apprentice Biographies)
By Brand: Carolrhoda Books
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ean: 9781575053783, isbn: 1575053780,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Describes the life and work of nature artist and Japanese American Chiura Obata. Includes tips on how readers can make their own nature art.Used Book in Good Condition.

Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix
By Priddy Books
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mpn: 9780618852796, ean: 9780618852796, isbn: 0618852794,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Jimi Hendrix was many things: a superstar, a rebel, a hero, an innovator. But first, he was a boy named Jimmy who loved to draw and paint and listen to records. A boy who played air guitar with a broomstick and longed for a real guitar of his own. A boy who asked himself a question: Could someone paint pictures with sound?      This a story of a talented child who learns to see, hear, and interpret the world around him in his own unique way. It is also a story of a determined kid with a

Degas and the Little Dancer
By Barron's Educational Series
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mpn: FBA-290814, ean: 9780812065831, isbn: 0812065832,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
Many years ago, Marie hoped to be a famous ballerina, but because her family had too little money for lessons she began modeling at the ballet school. The painter for whom she modeled was the artist, Edgar Degas. As Degas' figure of The Little Dancer took shape, Marie began to feel sympathy for the bad-tempered artist. When the sculpture was finished, thousands of art lovers came to see the statue, making Marie the most famous dancer of all. Here is an exquisite introduction to the life of a

Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art
By Philomel
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mpn: 9780399246005, ean: 9780399246005, isbn: 0399246002,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
This gorgeous collection of art (and the artists behind it) includes work by some of the world's most renowned children's book illustrators—Mitsumasa Anno, Quentin Blake, Ashley Bryan, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Eric Carle, Tomie dePaola, Jane Dyer, Mordicai Gerstein, Robert Ingpen, Steven Kellogg, Leo Lionni, Petra Mathers, Wendell Minor, Barry Moser, Jerry Pinkney, Alice Provenson, Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart, Maurice Sendak, Gennady Spirin, Chris Van Allsburg, Rosemary Wells, and Paul O.

Talking With Tebé: Clementine Hunter, Memory Artist
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780395720318, isbn: 0395720311,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Born in northwest Louisiana in 1886. Called Tebé by her family, Hunter lived and worked on Melrose Plantation for more than 75 years. In colors as bright as the Louisiana sky, she shows the backbreaking work required to pick cotton, gather figs, cut sugar cane, and harvest pecans. Tebé's art portrays the good times, too. Scenes of baptisms, weddings, and church socials celebrate a rich community life that helped the workers survive. Hunter's work holds a special place in art history. She was

The Art of Eric Carle
By Philomel
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mpn: FBA-|292031, ean: 9780399240027, isbn: 0399240020,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Carle is one of the most beloved illustrators of children's books. This retrospective is more than just an appreciation of his art, however. The book also contains an insightful autobiography illustrated with personal photographs, an anecdotal essay by his longtime editor, a photographic essay on how Carle creates his collages, and writings by Carle and his colleagues. Still, it is the artwork in the oversize volume that seizes the imagination. More than 60 of his full-color collage pictures

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