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American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood by Wood, Susan, 1965- author. American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood

From humble beginnings sketching Iowa's cornfields and rolling hills as a child, painter Grant Wood (1891-1942) became the father of Regionalism - an artistic movement that celebrated the real-life surroundings of the people. American Gothic is a picture-book biography that explores the birth of the famous painting, the movement that made it possible, and the artist who created it all.

Oct 12, 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.

Oct 11, 2017
Animal Senses by Mangor, Jodie Animal Senses

Oct 11, 2017
Animal senses by Mangor, Jodie, author. Animal senses

Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Oct 14, 2017
Animalsaurus - incredible creatures from prehistoric and modern times by Turner, Tracey. Animalsaurus - incredible creatures from prehistoric and modern times

Oct 11, 2017
Antonio's apprenticeship - painting a fresco in Renaissance Italy by Morrison, Taylor. Antonio's apprenticeship - painting a fresco in Renaissance Italy

As an apprentice in his uncle's studio, Antonio learns that creating beautiful frescoes for a Florentine chapel demands tedious chores, long hours, and unending patience.

Oct 11, 2017
Art up close - from ancient to modern by D'Harcourt, Claire, 1960- author. Art up close - from ancient to modern

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Oct 11, 2017
Artists who created great works by Cush, Cathie, 1957- author. Artists who created great works

Covers 20 artists from the Renaissance to the 20th century discussing their lives and times, the inspiration behind their works, and their places in art history.

Oct 11, 2017
Baking class - 50 fun recipes kids will love to bake! by Cook, Deanna F., 1965- author. Baking class - 50 fun recipes kids will love to bake!

Presents recipes in a step-by-step format intended for preparation by children, including carrot applesauce bites and crispy gingersnaps, along with guidance on kitchen safety and pantry basics.

Oct 12, 2017
Bald eagles by Omoth, Tyler, author. Bald eagles

Learn about North America's most common kind of bear -- where the American black bear lives, how it looks, and how it grows from a cub to an adult bear ready to survive in the wild.

Oct 11, 2017
Basketballogy - supercool facts you never knew by Sylvester, Kevin, author. Basketballogy - supercool facts you never knew

"For die-hard basketball fans and casual spectators alike, this collection of fascinating facts about the game will be a welcome addition to their library. From the origins of the game to how much players are paid, and the evolution of the basketball shoe, this book covers a wide range of topics. Among others are how the color barrier was breached, the rise of women's basketball, and innovations that have made the game accessible to disabled athletes. Lots of humorous, colorful illustrations, ch

Oct 16, 2017
Becky Sauerbrunn by Seigerman, David, author. Becky Sauerbrunn

"Before she was scoring goals, Becky Sauerbrunn was just a kid trying to fit in. Learn more in this first book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes. Midway through her first soccer game for the US Women's National Team, Becky Sauerbrunn broke her nose. More to the point, it exploded, really, in a head-to-head collision. Still, it never occurred to her to leave the field until she saw the horrified reaction from her teammates and coaches. Sauerbrunn's t

Oct 14, 2017
Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman

Oct 14, 2017
Bertha takes a drive by Adkins, Jan, 1944- author, illustrator. Bertha takes a drive

Oct 16, 2017
Biometrics - your body and the science of security by Birmingham, Maria, author. Biometrics - your body and the science of security

"An informative, engaging introduction to biometrics. This book explores nine biometrics in detail, explaining how each works, where it's used, its pros and cons, and how it compares to other techniques. It also discusses privacy, security, and why we need methods of identification. An engaging and colorful design and playful illustrations alongside surprising anecdotes, historical context, and humor make this an enjoyable, in-depth look at a hot topic. Informational text features include sideba

Oct 14, 2017
Bonnard from A to Z by Sellier, Marie. Bonnard from A to Z

Oct 11, 2017
Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals by Balkan, Gabrielle, author. Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals

"Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals' skeletons and guess to whom they belong; the answers are revealed in vibrant, full-color scenic habitats, with easily understood -- and humorous -- explanations. This entertaining introduction to the connection between animal bones (anatomy) and behavior is playful, relatable, and includes touch-and-feel finishes that bring the bones to life!"--Publishe

Oct 16, 2017
Botticelli by Venezia, Mike. Botticelli

Examines the life and work of the Italian painter of the early Renaissance, describing and giving examples of his art.

Oct 11, 2017
Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story by Wallace, Sandra Neil, author. Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story

In the years following the Civil War, "Arctic fever" gripped the American public, fueled by myths of a fertile, tropical sea at the top of the world. Several explorers attempted to find a route to the North Pole, but none succeeded. Bound by Ice follows the journey of George Washington De Long and the crew of the USSJeannette, who departed San Francisco in the summer of 1879 hoping to find a route to the North Pole. However, in mid-September the ship became locked in ice north of Siberia and dri

Oct 13, 2017
Bugs from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author. Bugs from head to tail

"Part bug book, part guessing game, Bugs from Head to Tail is the third book in the successful Head to Tail series. This informational picture book challenges readers to guess which creepy crawly each of the eight body parts belong to. The refrain (for example, "What bug has a head like this?") offers just the right amount of repetition for little readers and invites them to join in on the guessing fun! The following spread reveals the answer and provides a short overview of the critter - includ

Oct 15, 2017

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