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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
Degas by Spence, David, 1957- Degas

Presents the life and accomplishments of the French impressionist known for his paintings, drawings, and sculptures of ballerinas and discusses his famous works.

Sep 16, 2017
Deadliest! - 20 Dangerous Animals by Jenkins, Steve Deadliest! - 20 Dangerous Animals

Sep 16, 2017
Corpse flowers smell nasty! by Cole, Tayler, author. Corpse flowers smell nasty!

Introduces the corpse flower, describing its life cycle, where it can be found, and how it got its name.

Sep 16, 2017
Corot from A to Z by Larroche, Caroline, 1961- Corot from A to Z

The life of the French painter, Jean Baptists Camille Corot arranged in an alphabetical sequence of words that focus on a key element of his life and work.

Sep 16, 2017
Chuck Close, up close by Greenberg, Jan, 1942- Chuck Close, up close

A biography of the revisionist artist who achieved prominence in the late 1960s for enormous, photographically realistic, black and white portraits of himself and his friends.

Sep 16, 2017
Chuck Close - face book by Close, Chuck, 1940- author, artist. Chuck Close - face book

Presents an autobiography about the author's artistic life, describing the creative processes he uses in the studio and his struggles with his disabilities. Includes a self-portrait mix-and-match section with divided pages to flip, that demonstrates his techniques and images.

Sep 16, 2017
Chagall by Pozzi, Gianni, 1951- Chagall

Traces the life of the noted painter, from his birth in Russia to his death in France.

Sep 16, 2017
Cézanne from A to Z by Sellier, Marie. Cézanne from A to Z

The life of the French painter, Paul Cezanne, arranged in vignettes suggested by an alphabetical sequence of French words that focus on a key element of his life or work.

Sep 16, 2017
Cézanne by Spence, David, 1957- Cézanne

Presents the life and accomplishments of the French painter known for his landscapes and still lifes and discusses his famous paintings.

Sep 16, 2017
Cacti barely need water! by Cole, Tayler, author. Cacti barely need water!

"Deserts aren't home to many plants. Those that live in such dry, hot environments need to have special adaptations to thrive. The many kinds of cacti do! Readers explore the ways cacti conserve water, their unique habitats, and the features that make them a weird plant, compared to the tulips in your garden! From spines to flowers, full-color photographs and a plant diagram show readers what many species of cacti look like"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 16, 2017
A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E. B. White by Herkert, Barbara, author. A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E. B. White

Sep 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.

Sep 16, 2017
Bonnard from A to Z by Sellier, Marie. Bonnard from A to Z

Sep 16, 2017
Batman - the world of the Dark Knight by Wallace, Daniel, 1970- Batman - the world of the Dark Knight

A fan's reference to Batman's entire career profiles his most significant adventures, allies, romances, and enemies while documenting how his character has evolved throughout the decades.

Sep 16, 2017
At the poles by Spilsbury, Louise, author. At the poles

Examines the challenges scientists face while studying the polar regions and reasons why the work is important, and discusses living conditions, survival techniques, and the technology they use.

Sep 16, 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.

Sep 16, 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.

Sep 16, 2017
American civil rights movement by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski, author. American civil rights movement

Traces the history of the rights of African Americans from the origins of slavery through abolition and the civil rights movement to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the persistence of racism.

Sep 16, 2017
Albrecht Dürer by Raboff, Ernest Lloyd, author. Albrecht Dürer

A brief biography of German painter and printmaker, Albrecht Du¨rer (1471-1528); accompanies fifteen color reproductions and critical interpretations of his works. The writing is in a large print format and the author offers us a brief biographical sketch and tells the significance of each of the works included in an engaging manner.

Sep 16, 2017

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