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Movies from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490463

The history of movie technology is brought to life with photo-driven design, clear text, and an integrated timeline, making this an excellent resource for elementary students. It took 50 years from the invention of photographs to the magical motion of movies. In the 1890s, Thomas Edison’s company decided to make a camera that could take a bunch of pictures really fast. Next came silent films, talkies, and Technicolor. New technology gave us widescreens, 3-D, IMAX, and, finally, the digital revolution. How will virtual reality change movie-going in the future?

Photography from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490487

The technology of taking pictures is brought to life with photo-driven design, clear text, and an integrated timeline, making this an excellent resource on the history of photography for elementary students. So much science went into that selfie! First, people had to figure out how light even worked. Then, a French guy smeared sticky black stuff on a silver plate and the black stuff hardened in sunlight. And we had our first picture. (It was not a selfie.) People tried new chemicals and lenses and film to take better, faster pictures. Then came the digital revolution. Cameras got into cellphones and now there are SO many selfies. Will 3-D bring our photos right into reality?

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.

Tap Dance

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174731

Introduces the history and basic concepts of tap dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Modern Dance

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174724

Introduces the history and basic concepts of modern dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Jazz Dance

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174717

Introduces the history and basic concepts of jazz dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Irish Dance

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174700

Introduces the history and basic concepts of Irish dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Hip-Hop Dance

Wendy Hinote (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174694

Introduces the history and basic concepts of hip-hop dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Dance Team

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174687

Introduces the history and basic concepts of dance team. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Ballroom Dance

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174670

Introduces the history and basic concepts of ballroom dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

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!

How to Make a Card

Kathleen Urmston (author) Dennis Graves (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323796

Readers will follow step-by-step instructions to craft a special gift.

Carla's Talent Show

Kimberly Beckley (author) Valerie Totire (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323383

Carla wants to participate in the school talent show. Can she find her talent before the curtain goes up?

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.

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.

I Like Art: Expressionism

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405204

Learn all about Expressionism in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Gustav Klimt, Edvard Munch, and Paul Klee and find out why they painted the way they did. The Baroque period of art began at the beginning of the 20th century and featured art that expressed the artists' feelings. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Expressionist art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.