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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Art

Spring 2020

Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler Waring

Growing up in the late 19th century, Laura Wheeler Waring didn't see any artists who looked like her. She didn't see any paintings of people who looked like her, either. As a young woman… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940

Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

More than a century after Louisa May Alcott wrote them, classics such as Little Women, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys continue to be read and treasured by readers around the world. Alcott began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 813'.4
Spring 2020

Frida Kahlo: Artist and Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Decades after her death, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo remains an icon for Chicanos as well as for the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements. Read about her life as an artist and political activist. Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 700.92

Joining the Dots: The Art of Seurat

From the Series Stories of Art

Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French painter known for creating artwork with unusual techniques. The story guides readers through Seurat's thoughts as he pursues a new style of art. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

Jurassic Classics — Library Bound Set

From the Series Jurassic Classics

Set

This endearingly illustrated Jurassic Classics series uses humorous, prehistoric dinosaur mashups as a creative way to introduce and explore nonfiction and history. With a mix of dino puns… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Let's Go on a Picnic: The Art of Millet

From the Series Stories of Art

French artist Jean Francois Millet was deeply moved by the ordinary life of the people in Barbizon, who were poor yet always maintaining a heart of gratitude. This story aims to show what he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 750

Lily Renée, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer

In 1938, Lily Renée Wilheim is a 14-year-old Jewish girl living in Vienna. Her days are filled with art and ballet. Then the Nazis march into Austria, and Lily's life is shattered overnight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 940.53'18092

On My Own Biography — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,159.50
  • Your Price: $869.63
  • 30 titles

On My Own Biography Set III — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.13
  • Your Price: $53.13
  • 7 titles

Pablo Picasso

From the Series On My Own Biography

This biography for new readers tells Pablo Picasso's story by describing the evolution of his art--from his Blue Period to his Rose Period to cubism. As a child in Spain, Picasso drew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 709'.2
Fall 2019

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist

An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life. Before he became an artist named Tyrus Wong, he… Read More →

Patterns from Nature: The Art of Klimt

From the Series Stories of Art

This story illustrates how Klimt, an Austrian painter, expressed the inspiration from nature in his own style of the gold colored decoration in his paintings. Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

Putting Faces to Names: The Art of Raphael

From the Series Stories of Art

The story reveals the secrets of The School of Athens that Raphael, the famous Renaissance artist, painted in the Vatican. Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 750
Fall 2019

RHCB Nonfiction Picture Books — Library Bound Set

Set

Learn about remarkable historical figures and timely social topics with this nonfiction picture book collection. Explore today's issues through the stories of Thurgood Marshall, Tyrus Wong… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $125.94
  • Your Price: $113.35
  • 6 titles

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 People in the Paintings: The Art of Bruegel

From the Series Stories of Art

Pieter Bruegel, a Netherlandish Renaissance painter, was famous for paintings of peasant scenes. Let's look at his paintings closely and discover the hidden stories and messages in his artwork. Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 750

The Prehistoric Masters of Art Volume 1: Discover Art History with a Prehistoric Twist!

From the Series Jurassic Classics

Famous artists are given dinosaur-inspired pseudonyms and prehistoric biographies as a way of introducing young readers to art history in a fun and inviting new way in Jurassic Classics: The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 759.01

The Prehistoric Masters of Art Volume 2: Discover Art History with a Prehistoric Twist!

From the Series Jurassic Classics

Famous artists are given dinosaur-inspired pseudonyms and prehistoric biographies as a way of introducing young readers to art history in a fun and inviting new way in Jurassic Classics: The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 759.01

The Quiet Observer: The Art of Degas

From the Series Stories of Art

A French painter Edgar Degas enjoyed capturing the small moments in life by observing people with an attentive eye. This story weaves Degas' paintings into the story, while also illustrating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

Vincent van Gogh

From the Series On My Own Biography

Vincent van Gogh is one of the most famous painters in the world. He is best known for his brightly colored paintings, but Vincent's work wasn't always so colorful. Following Vincent on his… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 759.9492