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Celebrating Thanksgiving by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. Celebrating Thanksgiving

Explains how Thanksgiving is celebrated, including playing football with family, being thankful, and eating a big meal.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 2017
Chagall by Pozzi, Gianni, 1951- Chagall

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

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 2017
Darwin and the true story of the dinosaurs by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author. Darwin and the true story of the dinosaurs

"When Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species in 1859, he shocked the world. In it he claimed that humans were just another animal species that had evolved from more primitive life forms. Years earlier, Darwin had collected thousands of animal specimens during a five-year voyage around the world, specimens that he used to make his case for biologic evolution through natural selection.Darwin and the True Story of the Dinosaurs tells the story of the brilliant naturalist who changed humanki

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 2017
Doll crafts - a kid's guide to making simple dolls, clothing, accessories, and houses by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952- author. Doll crafts - a kid's guide to making simple dolls, clothing, accessories, and houses

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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 --

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 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.

Oct 11, 2017
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix, author. Edgar Degas

Oct 11, 2017
Edward Hopper - summer at the seashore by Lyons, Deborah. Edward Hopper - summer at the seashore

Discusses artist Edward Hopper's lifelong love of the sea, and looks at some of the many paintings and drawings he created of scenes along the coast of New England.

Oct 14, 2017

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