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Stand There! She Shouted

(Available September 9, 2014)
Stand There! She Shouted
Written by Susan Goldman Rubin, Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763657536
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Stand There! She Shouted
The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron
Written by Susan Goldman Rubin
Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.99

The lens turns to Julia Margaret Cameron, an ambitious and fascinating early photographer of 1800s celebrities and romantic staged tableaux.

The girls in Julia Margaret’s family were known as "the beautiful Miss Pattles"— all except her. Plain, short, and clever, Julia Margaret would eventually create her own beauty in the photographs she... Read more >
The Secret World of Walter Anderson
The Secret World of Walter Anderson
Written by Hester Bass, Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671174
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson

Written by Hester Bass
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

Enter the fascinating world of reclusive nature-lover Walter Anderson — perhaps the most famous American artist you’ve never heard of.

Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or... Read more >
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson
The Secret World of Walter Anderson
Written by Hester Bass, Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671167
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson

Written by Hester Bass
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

Enter the fascinating world of reclusive nature-lover Walter Anderson — perhaps the most famous American artist you’ve never heard of.

Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or... Read more >
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Stone Giant
Stone Giant
Written by Jane Sutcliffe, Illustrated by John Shelley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892957
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Stone Giant
Michelangelo's David and How He Came to Be
Written by Jane Sutcliffe
Illustrated by John Shelley


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.95

No one wanted the "giant." The hulking block of marble lay in the work yard, rained on, hacked at, and abandoned—until a young Michelangelo saw his David in it. This is the story of how a neglected, discarded stone became a masterpiece for all time. It is also a story about... Read more >
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
Written by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307978486
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

Written by Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $17.99

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowers—like a proper artist.
 
But as Vasya opened... Read more >
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
Written by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

Written by Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $10.99

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowers—like a proper artist.
 
But as Vasya opened... Read more >
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
Written by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
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ISBN: 9780307978493
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

Written by Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $20.99

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowers—like a proper artist.
 
But as Vasya opened... Read more >
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867125
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
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ISBN: 9780449810149
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $9.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375967122
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664596
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Ella Fitzgerald
Written by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $14.99

A swinging bio of young Ella Fitzgerald, who pushed through the toughest of times to become one of America’s most beloved jazz singers.

When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose change. But for a girl who was orphaned and hungry... Read more >
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763664589
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Ella Fitzgerald
Written by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $4.99

A swinging bio of young Ella Fitzgerald, who pushed through the toughest of times to become one of America’s most beloved jazz singers.

When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose change. But for a girl who was orphaned and hungry... Read more >
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Bill the Boy Wonder
Bill the Boy Wonder
Written by Marc Tyler Nobleman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892896
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Bill the Boy Wonder
The Secret Co-Creator of Batman
Written by Marc Tyler Nobleman


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $17.95

Every Batman story is marked with the words "Batman created by Bob Kane." But that isn't the whole truth. A struggling writer named Bill Finger was involved from the beginning. Bill helped invent Batman, from concept to costume to character. He dreamed up Batman's haunting origins and his colorful nemeses. Despite... Read more >
Monet Paints a Day
Monet Paints a Day
Written by Julie Danneberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892407
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Monet Paints a Day

Written by Julie Danneberg


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $15.95

In November 1885, impressionist painter Claude Monet vacationed in Étretat, France, where he spent his days outside, painting scenes of the seaside village. One morning he rose early and carried all of his supplies and half-finished paintings out to the cliffs and rocky beach, finally stopping to paint the arch called... Read more >
Magic Trash
Magic Trash
Written by J. H. Shapiro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893855
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Magic Trash

Written by J. H. Shapiro


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2011
Price: $15.95

Vacant lots. Abandoned houses. Trash--lots of trash. Heidelberg Street was in trouble!

Tyree Guyton loved his childhood home--that's where his grandpa Sam taught him to "paint the world." So he wanted to wake people up... to make them see Detroit's crumbling communities.

Paintbrush in hand, Tyree cast his artistic spell, transforming everyday junk... Read more >
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Picasso
Picasso
Written by Rick Jacobson, Illustrated by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770492639
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Picasso
Soul on Fire
Written by Rick Jacobson
Illustrated by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.95

Modern art has a language, and when it is learned it opens the door to a lifetime of enjoyment and appreciation. In Picasso: Soul on Fire, Rick Jacobson and Laura Fernandez present more than the story of the painter’s life. By exploring his influences and his creative process, they give young... Read more >
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Capturing Joy
Capturing Joy
Written by Jo Ellen Bogart, Illustrated by Mark Lang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770492622
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Capturing Joy
The Story of Maud Lewis
Written by Jo Ellen Bogart
Illustrated by Mark Lang


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $8.95

Maud Lewis was born into a loving Nova Scotia family who accepted her physical limitations. When her parents died and she was forced to find her own way in the world, she married and set up a modest household in a small cabin. Despite the hardships she faced, she was able... Read more >
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763617332
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Ella Fitzgerald
Written by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $17.99

A swinging bio of young Ella Fitzgerald, who pushed through the toughest of times to become one of America’s most beloved jazz singers.

When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose change. But for a girl who was orphaned and hungry... Read more >
The Secret World of Walter Anderson
The Secret World of Walter Anderson
Written by Hester Bass, Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763635831
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson

Written by Hester Bass
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $17.99

Enter the fascinating world of reclusive nature-lover Walter Anderson — perhaps the most famous American artist you’ve never heard of.

Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
A Picture for Marc
A Picture for Marc
Written by Eric A. Kimmel, Illustrated by Matthew Trueman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307542090
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A Picture for Marc

Written by Eric A. Kimmel
Illustrated by Matthew Trueman


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2009
Price: $9.99

GROWING UP IN Russia in the late 1800s, Marc Chagall doesn't know what art is. He doesn't even know what drawing is until one of his
schoolmates shows him how to trace a picture in a magazine. Marc tries it himself, then decides to pull pictures out of his own mind -... Read more >
Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop
Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop
Written by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307513069
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Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop

Written by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $6.99

“IN THE FUTURE EVERYBODY will be world famous for 15 minutes.”

The Campbell’s Soup Cans. The Marilyns. The Electric Chairs. The Flowers. The work created by Andy Warhol elevated everyday images to art, ensuring Warhol a fame that has far outlasted the 15 minutes he predicted for everyone else. His very name... Read more >
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Oooh! Picasso
Oooh! Picasso
Written by Mil Niepold and Jeanyves Verdu, Illustrated by Mil Niepold and Jeanyves Verdu
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582462653
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Oooh! Picasso

Written by Mil Niepold and Jeanyves Verdu
Illustrated by Mil Niepold and Jeanyves Verdu


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $14.99

Crisp close-ups of the everyday objects that Pablo Picasso transformed into sculpture offer a fresh look at the artist's work. With each page turn, the reader's imagination unfolds as the moon becomes a guitar and a dolphin becomes a bull. The boldly-colored spreads and spare text introduce readers to the creations... Read more >
Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh
Written by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307548740
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Vincent Van Gogh
Portrait of an Artist
Written by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $6.99

   Vincent Van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist was named a Robert F. Sibert Honor book by the ALA. This is the enthralling biography of the nineteenth-century Dutch painter known for pioneering new techniques and styles in masterpieces such as Starry Night and Vase with Sunflowers. The book cites detailed primary sources...

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Asian Art
Asian Art
Written by Kimberly Lane
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781890674199
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Asian Art

Written by Kimberly Lane


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $15.95

ASIAN ART is the twelfth book in the "Come Look With Me" series of art education and appreciation books for children. ASIAN ART highlights twelve masterpieces from South, East, and Southeast Asia, tracing artistic traditions through time and across cultures. From an 11th-century Indian sculpture of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, to... Read more >
World History Biographies: Leonardo da Vinci
World History Biographies: Leonardo da Vinci
Written by John Phillips
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302480
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World History Biographies: Leonardo da Vinci
The Genius Who Defined the Renaissance
Written by John Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $7.99

"This work is an attractive and friendly resource for students... The strengths of this biography are its attractive illustrations, the time line of Da Vinci’s life across the bottom of each page, and the simple presentation of the facts of his life. Young readers will find the book visually appealing, and... Read more >
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