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Aliens in the Movies

Jenny Mason (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820994

Explore 12 out-of-this-world topics about aliens in the movies. Plus, find up-to-date, editor-curated online content including news, a full digital ebook, live content feeds, and lesson plans at 12StoryLibrary.com.

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?

Rittenhouse SoundWorks

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172524

Learn more about how Philadelphia's Rittenhouse SoundWorks went from abandoned historic building to vibrant recording studio. Explore the logistics of renovating the building and meet the people who made it happen. The book showcases a range of 21st century skills -- from "Flexibility and Adaptation" to "Creativity and Innovation"--and shows how moving away from a tear-down culture towards one of reuse helps tackle a host of critical challenges facing our planet and population. Thought-provoking questions and hands-on activities encourage the development of critical life skills and social emotional growth. Books in this series include table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Get into Dioramas and Models

Janice Dyer (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117915

It is amazing what children can do with recycled cardboard boxes, paper tubes, and other easy-to-find materials! Instructive text and photos guide readers as they create dioramas, models, and structures. Engaging questions prompt young builders to unleash their unique creative design skills to make the project their own.

Get into Cartooning

Vic Kovacs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117892

Cartoonists combine pictures and words to create stories and share experiences. From tools and materials to different styles and techniques, this book is an ideal resource for kids interested in the world of cartooning. Creative projects motivate and inspire readers as they build skills.

Get into Photography

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117946

Smartphones and basic digital cameras have made photography more accessible than ever before, and the creative possibilities are endless! This engaging title takes readers through photography basics and photo editing techniques, giving them the skills to creatively picture their world. Exciting photography ideas and tips encourage readers to refine their skills and create personal photo projects.

Printmaking Skills Lab

Sarah Hodgson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121813

This interesting art book inspires children to unleash their creativity as they learn how to use a variety of tools, media, and processes to create original works in printmaking. Mini-bio sections highlight the work of well-known artists and encourage readers to consider the artist's use of the elements of art and principles of design. Skill-building projects support readers as they create prints using mono-printing, relief techniques, and more.

Painting Skills Lab

Sandee Ewasiuk (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121806

This beautiful art book inspires readers to unleash their creativity as they learn how to use a variety of tools, media, and processes to create original paintings. Mini-bio sections highlight the work of well-known artists and encourage readers to consider the artist's use of the elements of art and principles of design. Skill-building projects support readers as they learn techniques including wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and blending.

Mixed Media Skills Lab

Sandee Ewasiuk (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121790

This colorful art book inspires children to unleash their creativity as they learn how to use a variety of tools, media, and processes to create original works in mixed media. Mini-bio sections highlight the work of well-known artists and encourage readers to consider the artist's use of the elements of art and principles of design. Skill-building projects support readers as they learn techniques including layering, assemblage, and sgraffito.

Drawing Skills Lab

Sandee Ewasiuk (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121783

This instructive art book inspires children to unleash their creativity as they learn how to use a variety of tools, media, and processes to create original drawings. Mini-bio sections highlight the work of well-known artists and encourage readers to consider the artist's use of the elements of art and principles of design. Skill-building projects support readers as they learn techniques including perspective, shading, shadowing, and more.

Collage Skills Lab

Sarah Hodgson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121776

This fun art book inspires children to unleash their creativity as they learn how to use a variety of tools, media, and processes to create original works in collage. Mini-bio sections highlight the work of well-known artists and encourage readers to consider the artist's use of the elements of art and principles of design. Skill-building projects support readers as they create artworks using different layering techniques, organic and geometric shapes, and more.

3-D Art Skills Lab

Jane Yates (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121769

This appealing art book inspires children to unleash their creativity as they learn how to use a variety of tools, media, and processes to create original works in 3-D. Mini-bio sections highlight the work of well-known artists and encourage readers to consider the artist's use of the elements of art and principles of design. Skill-building projects support readers as they create artworks involving mobile, stable, carved, molded, folded, and constructed forms.

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.

I Like Art: Baroque

Margaux Stanitsas (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405181

Learn all about the Baroque period in this art history book for kids. Meet famous artists like Caravaggio, Rubens, and Strozzi and find out why they painted the way they did. The Baroque period of art began in 1600 and featured ornate paintings filled with movement. Kids will learn to spot details and themes in Baroque art and will develop an appreciation for the style through this simple and child appropriate book.

Rock Crafts

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918734

Rocks are the perfect craft supply! They can be used to make jewelry, collect rainwater, and more. This makerspace title introduces eight rock craft ideas sure to inspire young readers to explore nature. Fact-filled openers introduce each project, and bright photos accompany step-by-step instructions. Supply lists, craft tips, and nature safety rules bring even more to this hands-on book.

Sand Crafts

Rebecca Sabelko (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918741

Sand isn’t just for making castles! This title offers eight fun sand-based projects for kids. Readers will learn to make sand slime, sand jewelry, and more! Informative introductions set the stage for each craft, and step-by-step instructions and colorful photos guiding readers along the way. Supply lists, craft tips, and nature safety rules offer even more to this nature-filled book.

Seed Crafts

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918758

Seeds can also be used to make art, jewelry, and more! This fun title introduces eight seed-based crafts sure to inspire young readers who crave hands-on activities. Informative openers introduce and step-by-step instructions guide readers through each craft. Additional features such as supply lists, craft tips, and nature safety rules ensure that readers have fun and stay safe outside!

Stick Crafts

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918765

How do you make a stick sailboat that really floats? Or a stick birdhouse that birds really use? This book for young readers includes eight stick- and twig-based crafts that answer those questions and more. Fact-filled openers introduce step-by-step instructions for each craft. Special features including supply lists, craft, tips, and nature safety rules add even more guidance.