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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

Busy, Busy, Busy!: Pattern

From the Series Math Storybooks

The animals in the forest are very busy to make beautiful repeating patterns with fruits and flowers, sounds, and colors. What are all these patterns for? Are they getting ready for a party? Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 510

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

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

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

Where Is That Fly?: Carnivorous Plants

From the Series Science Storybooks

Some plants have special features that catch insects. Such plants are called "carnivorous plants." Learn about these special plants in this eye-catching book. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 500