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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639585

Rosetta could sing and play guitar like no one had ever heard before. From her church's stage to Carnegie Hall, she brought her incredible gift of music to the world. With it, she also helped invent rock and roll! In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in music – Rosetta Tharpe!

Yara Shahidi

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470067

Whether you know Yara Shahidi as an actress or an activist, this smart and strong young woman has a bright future. Explore more about her many roles both onscreen and off.

Zendaya

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470074

This star is a triple threat. She can sing, dance, and act. And Zendaya's just getting started! Discover how Zendaya became such a success as she makes her way into the future.

Maria Tallchief: Prima Ballerina

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919687

With grace and determination, Maria Tallchief became the world’s first Native American prima ballerina! Her story of triumph dances through the pages of this leveled reader. A profile, hometown map, timeline, and other features highlight Maria’s rise to success!

Dolly Parton: Country Music Star

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919670

Dolly Parton may have built her fame on a country music career, but she has become a powerhouse in other industries, too! The pages of this title follow Dolly’s beginnings in music, her thriving free book program, and more. Features such as a profile, timeline, and quotes showcase her star-studded life!

Ava DuVernay: Movie Director

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919656

Ava DuVernay is an award-winning director! This impressive woman surpassed critics and found success in the movie business. This engaging title incorporates factual text, a profile, timeline and more that highlight Ava’s powerful presence in the film industry!

Sing Some More

Deborah Diesen (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167438

Before the sun even rises, a confident group of birds is warming up their vocal chords preparing for a full day of singing. They perform solos and acapella and arpeggios. And they sing and sing--and sing some more! Until the day comes to an end and they decide…they're actually pretty exhausted. But come morning, they have big plans to SING SOME MORE!!!

Making Art from Anything

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122681

Children will enjoy reading that art can be made from any kind of material, even unusual things such as trash or old bicycle parts.

How Do Artists Tell Stories?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122674

Read about the ways painters, musicians, and dancers are able to tell stories in art and make the viewer feel a certain way.

Artists Use Tools

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122650

Different art forms require different kinds of tools. Read about the tools different artists use, such as brushes for painting, computers for digital art, and instruments for music. connect core arts concepts to other STEAM topics.

Making Music

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124623

Do you play an instrument? Read about the different families of musical instruments and discover what makes each family unique.

Creating Comics

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124616

Do you have a favorite comic-strip character? Read about how art combines with a story or joke to create a comic strip, as well as what steps artists follow to make a comic.

The Five Parts of Art

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123633

Art you can look at and enjoy, such as a painting, is made by combining five basic parts: line, color, shape, space, and texture. Read about how the parts work together to create a great variety of interesting art!

Creating Art Together

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123626

From painting murals to playing in orchestras, artists around the world often combine their ideas and talents together to make art in many different forms. Read about how working together helps create beautiful and unique art!

The Clown

Kathleen Urmston (author) Dennis Graves (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323420

Readers will watch as, feature by feature, the main character transforms into a clown.

Can You Swing Your Arms?

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Iesha Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781645802556

“Can You Swing Your Arms?” is perfect to get kids moving, exercising, and having fun. From swinging their arms around and around, to touching the ground and marching in place, young children will feel energized and happy. This adorable book will reinforce early literacy skills, too!

I Like Art: Renaissance

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405280

Learn all about Renaissance Art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Giovanni Bellini, El Greco, and Raphael and find out why they painted the way they did. The Renaissance period began in the 1300s after the middle ages and featured art that was inspired by the peace and prosperity of the time. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Renaissance art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

I Like Art: Romanticism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405327

Learn all about Romanticism in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Caspar David Friedrich, Henry Fuseli, and Eugene Delacroix and find out why they painted the way they did. The Romantic period of art began in the early 1800s in Germany. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Romantic art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

Musical Instruments

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623952129

For music lovers everywhere, crisp, colorful photographs introduce readers to musical instruments from around the world. Familiar instruments like piano and drums are paired with interesting images of sitar and trombones. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new ideas, words and concepts to kids.

Circus

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951481

Step Right Up! It's time to visit the Big Top! CIRCUS features full-color photos and captions for your child's viewing pleasure. Early readers will enjoy flipping through the images while learning new words and using the images as fuel for their imaginations. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and concepts to kids.

Babies

Xist Publishing (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623951047

Who's a pretty baby? Babies and toddlers love looking at other babies. In this charming collection of photos of babies, children will delight in seeing babies in costume and going about their daily routines.

I Like Art: Rococo

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405303

Learn all about Rococo Art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like François Boucher, Antoine Watteau, and Jean Claude Richard and find out why they painted the way they did. The Rococo period began in the 1700s and featured art that was inspired by the extravagant nature of the court of Louis XV. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Rococo art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book

I Like Art: Realism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405266

Learn all about the Realism period in art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Jean-François Millet, Winslow Homer, and Gustave Courbet and find out why they painted the way they did. Realist art became popular after the French Revolution and featured art that depicted regular people in everyday situations. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Impressionist art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

I Like Art: Neoclassical

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405242

Learn all about Neoclassical Art in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Benjamin West, Jacques Louis David, and Angelica Kauffmann and find out why they painted the way they did.

I Like Art: Impressionism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405228

Learn all about Impressionism in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Paul Cezanne, Auguste Renoir, Mary Cassatt and Claude Monet and find out why they painted the way they did. The Impressionist period of art began in the 1860s and featured art that gave an impression of a set moment in time. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Impressionist art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book. is to show real life how the artist saw it.