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BISAC Subject JNF006040

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Art / History

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701

How the Snail Found Its Colors: The Art of Matisse

From the Series Stories of Art

French artist Henri Matisse gradually turned away from traditional drawing and painting to adopt a radical but simple approach to art. In How the Snail Found Its Colors, the story of a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 750

Name That Style: All about Isms in Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

How many art styles can you name? Can you tell the difference between Naturalism and Realism? How about Cubism and Impressionism? In this book, art lover Bob Raczka clearly explains the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 709

Seen from a Distance: The Art of Monet

From the Series Stories of Art

Using sketches and paintings by Monet, Seen from a Distance explains how the artist developed his methods for rendering the effects of light, and how he created works that were in many ways… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 750

Stories of Art — Library Bound Set

From the Series Stories of Art

Set

This collection of creative, illustrated storybooks highlights the life and work of famous artists. Readers will be introduced to major works of art in a friendly and fun way while also… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $307.89
  • Your Price: $230.92
  • 11 titles

Stories of Art — Paperback Set

From the Series Stories of Art

Set

This collection of creative, illustrated storybooks highlights the life and work of famous artists. Readers will be introduced to major works of art in a friendly and fun way while also… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $98.89
  • Your Price: $93.95
  • 11 titles

The Artist and His Models: The Art of Rembrandt

From the Series Stories of Art

Rembrandt painted some of the most extraordinary portraits ever made. This story reveals how Rembrandt endured poverty and misfortune but continued to paint startling portraits, even when he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 750

The Art of Freedom: How Artists See America

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

What is America? Shape a fascinating image of the United States through the eyes of eighteen artists who have painted, sculpted, and photographed the U.S. landscape and culture. This latest… Read More →

  • Lexile: 140
  • Dewey: 704.9'49973

The Friendly Postman: The Art of Van Gogh

From the Series Stories of Art

Vincent Van Gogh was a troubled soul. Yet he produced some of the most vibrant and uplifting paintings in history. The Friendly Postman is the story of the postman who brought Vincent letters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 750

Unlikely Pairs: Fun with Famous Works of Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

Museums have very logical ways of displaying works of art. Usually they group works by artist, by movement, or by time period, so that impressionist works or classical works can be viewed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 750'.1'1

When Mom's Away: The Art of Renoir

From the Series Stories of Art

When Mom's Away captures a young girl's delight in dressing up as some of the people in portraits by Auguste Renoir. Her joy and her observations highlight the brilliance and verve of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 750