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What is cubism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is cubism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Cubist art and is encouraged to identify shapes and consider points of view"--

Aug 25, 2016
What is gothic art? by Riggs, Kate.

What is gothic art?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Gothic art and is encouraged to identify emotions and consider the stories told"--

Aug 25, 2016
What is realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is realism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Realist art and is encouraged to identify actions and consider everyday events"--

Aug 25, 2016
What is impressionism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is impressionism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Impressionist art and is encouraged to identify light and shadow and consider feelings evoked"--

Aug 25, 2016
Beauty & the beast by Craft, Mahlon F., author.

Beauty & the beast

In a glorious castle set deep in a mysterious forest, the tale of a father's fate-filled promise and a daughter's courage unfolds. This story, themed on Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont's version first published in France in 1756, is filled with sumptuous paintings and ornamental detail.

Aug 25, 2016
The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales

Retellings of eleven tales about real and mythical animals gathered from various storytelling traditions around the globe.

Aug 25, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

Aug 25, 2016
Zimbabwe by Baughan, Michael Gray, 1973-

Zimbabwe

Introduces Zimbabwe, describing its history, politics, religion, economy, culture, and most important cities.

Aug 28, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary by Rennie, Susan/ Blake, Quentin (ILT)/ Dahl, Roald/ Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

Aug 28, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin.

There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Aug 28, 2016
Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids by Elliott, Rob

Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids

Aug 28, 2016
Over in the Meadow by Feierabend, John M./ Napoletano, Marissa (ILT)

Over in the Meadow

Aug 29, 2016
Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author.

Nigeria

Introduces Nigeria, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Aug 29, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose

Laos

Aug 29, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Ocean animals from head to tail

Aug 29, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara

Nickelodeon

Aug 29, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961- author.

Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?

Aug 29, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

Aug 29, 2016
Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White by Sweet, Melissa

Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White

Aug 30, 2016
Storyworlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas (CRT)

Storyworlds - Nature

Aug 30, 2016