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The impressionists by Salvi, Francesco. The impressionists

The art world of the nineteenth century Paris was thrown into turmoil when a group of young painters first exhibited their work. The "Impressionists", as they have came to be known, revolutionized painting, portraying contemporary city life and depicting nature in a completely new way. The Impressionists caused controversy with their revolt against traditional painting methods, their extraordinary new techniques and styles, and their way of life in the cafes of Paris and in the French countrysid

Sep 16, 2017
I am Marc Chagall - text loosely inspired by My Life by Marc Chagall by Landmann, Bimba. I am Marc Chagall - text loosely inspired by My Life by Marc Chagall

Presents a biography of the Russian artist from his point of view, detailing his struggle to find acceptance for his work and his why he chose the themes he did for his art.

Sep 16, 2017
How the Cookie Crumbled - The True and Not-so-true Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie by Ford, Gilbert How the Cookie Crumbled - The True and Not-so-true Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie

Sep 16, 2017
Great Lakes shipwrecks by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Great Lakes shipwrecks

Looks at the history of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, from the "white hurricane" of 1913 to the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

Sep 16, 2017
Gauguin by Siponta De Salvia, Maria. Gauguin

Discusses the style and technique of the French Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin.

Sep 16, 2017
Fallingwater / The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright|s Masterpiece by Harshman, Marc, author. Fallingwater / The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright|s Masterpiece

Sep 16, 2017
An eye for color - the story of Josef Albers by Wing, Natasha. An eye for color - the story of Josef Albers

The painter Joseph Albers saw art in simple things. Late in his career, he began painting squares of solid, unmixed color, one within another to study the colors and their interactions.

Sep 16, 2017
Eugène Delacroix by Venezia, Mike. Eugène Delacroix

Describes the life and career of the nineteenth-century French artist Euge`ne Delacroix, whose experiments with color and scenes of action led to Impressionism and other modern art styles.

Sep 16, 2017
Erosion and sediments by Wilson, Steve. Erosion and sediments

The history of Earth can be explored through the sediments that cover its lands and the layers theyve formed over time. How did they get there in the first place? The answer is erosion. Readers will explore this important earth science concept through this in-depth guide, which was written to support elementary science curricula. Readers will learn about the processes of erosion and weathering, sedimentary rocks, and the rock cycle. Age-appropriate text and colorful photographs make these concep

Sep 16, 2017
Emily Carr - at the edge of the world by Bogart, Jo Ellen. Emily Carr - at the edge of the world

Celebrates the life of accomplished painter and writer Emily Carr, paying tribute to her paintings of the natural world and to her triumphs over her unsupportive family and debilitating illnesses. The brilliant artist Emily Carr lived at the edge. When she was born, in 1871, Victoria, British Columbia was a small, insular place. She was at the edge of a society that expected well-bred young ladies to marry. For years, she was at the edge of the world of artists she longed to join ... Emily Carr'

Sep 16, 2017
The elephant whisperer - my life with the heard in the African wild by Anthony, Lawrence, author. The elephant whisperer - my life with the heard in the African wild

Sep 16, 2017
Edgar Degas - paintings that dance by Cocca-Leffler, Maryann, 1958- Edgar Degas - paintings that dance

Written as a report about the famous French artist by a fictitious student named Kristin N. Cole.

Sep 16, 2017
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix, author. Edgar Degas

Sep 16, 2017
Edgar Degas by Venezia, Mike, author. Edgar Degas

A series of artist biographies for young readers provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement the easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of each master's artwork. Includes primary sources, photos, illustrations, maps and timelines. --Publisher.

Sep 16, 2017
Edgar Degas by Venezia, Mike. Edgar Degas

Examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century artist Edgar Degas, who loved to paint scenes of Paris and the people who worked and lived there.

Sep 16, 2017
Edgar Degas by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author. Edgar Degas

"Introduces Edgar Degas as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the multiple techniques he used to create oil paintings, pastel drawings, and sculptures --

Sep 16, 2017
Dreamer from the village - the story of Marc Chagall by Markel, Michelle. Dreamer from the village - the story of Marc Chagall

Chronicles the life of Marc Chagall, a celebrated twentieth-century artist who was born in Russia.

Sep 16, 2017
Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews by Benson, Kathleen, author. Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews

Introduces readers to Benny Andrews, one of the most important African-American painters of the 20th century.

Sep 16, 2017
Degas and the dance - the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art by Rubin, Susan Goldman. Degas and the dance - the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art

Explores the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist who devoted most of his artwork to the subject of ballet.

Sep 16, 2017
Degas - the painted gesture by Loumaye, Jacqueline. Degas - the painted gesture

Eight school children attend an art workshop at the Orsay Museum in Paris discovering paintings of Edgar Degas.

Sep 16, 2017

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