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What is Romanticism?

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606950

With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Romantic art and is encouraged to identify feelings and consider dreamlike subjects.

Music Around the World

Char Benjamin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433393389

Practice finding patterns while learning about music around the world! Many different musical instruments use patterns to make different sounds into rhythms, such as tambourines, drums, and flutes. This charming text uses vibrant images, engaging practice questions, and helpful mathematical diagrams to help young readers understand patterns and early STEM themes. Children will have fun discovering patterns that these instruments make and learning how to make patterns of their own with homemade instruments!

Origami Fun: Birds

Robyn Hardyman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034386

A flock of many different birds is ready to be assembled in this makerspace title. Origami outlines ensure that young crafters will not have to “wing it” when it comes to making paper birds. Along with the clear folding instructions are bonus bird facts that just might turn kids into birders!

The Big Time: Taylor Swift

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602051

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Taylor Swift, an American country and pop singer known for her versatile performances and such songs as "You Belong with Me."

Drake

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690228

Drake was born with entertainment in his blood. His family loved music and he carried that love onto the stage. Today, Drake is a star on several levels. He is a famous face from his years on television, and a successful music artist. Even when a knee injury slowed him down, he got back up, got treatment, and got better, and returned to wow his fans one more time. Find out what led Drake to super stardom.

Lorde

Heidi Krumenauer (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691225

Ella-Yelich O'Connor wasn't your typical tween. At the age of 12, her performance in a school concert landed her a recording contract with Universal record label. Five years later, that same girl, now known as Lorde, celebrated her 17th birthday by signing another contract - this time it was worth $2.5 million! And only a few months later, she was topping the charts with her megahit "Royals" Life for this New Zealand native has been far from normal as she maintains a superstar status and travels the world selling out concerts to faithful fans.

Harry Styles of One Direction

Heidi Krumenauer (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690082

When sixteen-year-old Harry Styles appeared on The X Factor stage in 2010, he wowed the judges with his performance. But when the judges didn't think Harry could make it to the top of the competition alone, he joined Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson to create One Direction. They may have only taken third place on The X Factor, but they've topped the charts of the international music industry ever since. With two platinum-selling albums in 2012 and a world tour under his belt, Harry Styles is definitely moving in the right direction!

Big Time Rush

Kayleen Reusser (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690105

The pop music group Big Time Rush has recorded albums and given concerts around the world. Logan Henderson, James Maslow, Carlos Pena, Jr., and Kendall Schmidt also star in a top-rated TV show on Nickelodeon and have performed in concert at the White House! The members of Big Time Rush are more than funny actors and melodic singers. They treat people with respect and work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to meet fans. How did these four young men become one of the most popular music bands in the world? What are they like behind the scenes?

Carly Rae Jepsen

Heidi Krumenauer (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690242

What do you do when Justin Bieber wants to sign you to his record label? You say 'yes,' of course. And that's exactly what Carly Rae Jepsen did in early 2012 after "The Biebs" discovered her on Canadian radio. Her life has been a whirlwind of amazing experiences ever since. She travels across continents, performing in front of massive audiences. She poses for magazine covers. She shakes hands with millions of her fans. But at the end of the day, Jepsen just loves writing music. With all her talent-and the support of her new superstar friend-she has a long musical career ahead of her.

Acting

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963407

In Acting, emergent readers learn about the craft of acting by following the experience of two working actors. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this performing art. A labeled diagram shows readers the parts of a stage, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about acting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Acting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Acting is part of Jump!'s Artist's Studio series.

Painting

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963421

In Painting, emergent readers learn about the art of painting by following the experience of two painters. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this art form. A labeled diagram shows readers the tools painters uses, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about painting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Painting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Painting is part of Jump!'s Artist's Studio series.

Photography

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963438

In Photography, emergent readers learn about the art of photography by following the experience of two photographers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this popular activity. A labeled diagram introduces readers to a photographer's equipment, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about photography using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Photography also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Photography is part of Jump!'s Artist's Studio series.

Sculpture

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963445

In Sculpture, emergent readers learn about the art of sculpture by following the experience of two sculptors. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this art form. A labeled diagram shows readers a sculptor's tools, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sculpture using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Scuplture also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Sculpture is part of Jump!'s Artist's Studio series.

Singing

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963452

In Singing, emergent readers learn about the art of singing by following the experience of two vocalists. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this performing art. A labeled diagram shows readers different styles of singing, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about singing using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Singing also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Singing is part of Jump!'s Artist's Studio series.

Dance

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963414

In Dance, emergent readers learn about the art of dance by following the experience of two dancers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this performing art. A labeled diagram shows readers shoes for different types of dance, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dance using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dance also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Dance is part of Jump!'s Artist's Studio series.

M is for Melody: A Music Alphabet

Kathy-jo Wargin (author), Katherine Larson (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531986

From the oom pah pah of the brass section to the tickle and tease of the keyboard ivories, "M is for Melody" gives a music lesson in alphabet form. Instruments, composers, terms, and even musical styles are examined from A-Z in easy, read-aloud rhymes and expository, accompanied by colorful and engaging artwork. Based on MENC National Standards for Music Education, educators will find this a valuable addition to their classroom material.

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

Kwame Alexander (author), Tim Bowers (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410308368

When a jazz-loving rooster sets his sights on winning a barnyard talent show, he realizes he can't do it as a solo act. He's up against the talents of Mules Davis's cool duo and Ella Finchgerald's singing group. Acoustic Rooster calls on friends like pianist Duck Ellington, singer Bee Holiday, and percussionist piggy Pepe Ernesto Cruz. Together, the foursome makes beautiful music as they rock the barnyard. And while they may not win first prize, Acoustic Rooster realizes he has the world's best jazz band and that's all that matters. Colorful artwork from artist Tim Bowers (Memoirs of a Goldfish) ensures this story doesn't miss a beat. A glossary of musical terms and instruments rounds out this perfect introduction to jazz for young readers. Kwame Alexander is a poet, publisher, and an award-winning producer of literary programs. He has written for television, the stage, and authored 13 books. He conducts writing/publishing workshops at schools and conferences throughout the country. Kwame lives in the Washington, D.C. area. Tim Bowers has illustrated more than 25 children's books, garnering such awards as the Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best" list. His work for Sleeping Bear includes First Dog and First Dog's White House Christmas. Tim lives in Granville, Ohio.

Violins

Holly Saari (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543525

A very simple introduction to violins, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played.

Trumpets

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543518

A very simple introduction to trumpets, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played.

Guitars

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543488

A very simple introduction to various types of guitars, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played.

Emma Watson

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733904

Takes readers through Emma Watson's journey as Hermoine in the popular Harry Potter film series; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Drums

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543471

A very simple introduction to various types of drums, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played.

5 Steps to Drawing Sea Creatures

Amanda StJohn (author), Laura Ferraro Close (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737313

After explaining interesting facts about sea creatures in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw clown fish, great white sharks, giant squids, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Zoo Animals

Susan Kesselring (author), Susan DeSantis (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737276

After explaining interesting facts about zoo animas in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw giraffes, elephants, penguins, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

5 Steps to Drawing Dogs and Cats

Amanda StJohn (author), Dana Regan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737238

After explaining interesting facts about dogs and cats in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw Saint Bernards, calico kittens, short-haired tabby cats, and more. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.