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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.

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.

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.

Ballet

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174663

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

Make a Theater and Movie Set

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124951

Develop your STEAM skills as you design and build your very own theater and movie set. This book contains step-by-step projects that give you clear instructions to make every element a model theater and movie set needs, including sets, trap doors, and special effects.

Make a Space Center

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124944

Develop your STEAM skills as you design and build your very own space center! This book contains step-by-step projects that give you clear instructions to make every element a model space center needs, including a rocket and launch pad, Mars rover, and satellite.

Make a Castle

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124937

Develop your STEAM skills as you design and build your very own castle! This book contains step-by-step projects that give you clear instructions on how to make every element a model castle needs, including battlements, jousting grounds, and secret rooms, which are fun to build.

Make an Amusement Park

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124920

Develop your STEAM skills as you design and build your very own amusement park! This book contains step-by-step projects that give you clear instructions on how to make every element a model amusement park needs, including a merry-go-round, ferris wheel, and roller coaster.

Women Writers Hidden in History

Petrice Custance (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124807

For thousands of years, women in many cultures were excluded from or limited in education. This meant that others told their stories for them. This fascinating book shines a light on women writers who broke that mold. These women wrote some of the most intriguing stories ever written, such as Murasaki Shikibu, who wrote the world’s first novel, and Olympe de Gouges, whose political essays helped spark the French Revolution.

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!