Architecture and Construction
Building Pyramids, Log Cabins, Castles, Igloos, Bridges, and Skyscrapers
Hardcover ISBN: 0590476440
A lavish introduction to architecture features die-cut comparisons of igloos, huts, and yurts; a fold-out cross-section spread of the Coliseum; a mini-book that highlights a castle; and a tracing page depicting Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water.
What Is Contemporary Art?
A Guide for Kids
Hardcover ISBN: 0870708090
Presents an illustrated look at contemporary art, examining the work of over seventy artists from around the world, the themes they explore, the diverse materials they use, and the techniques they employ.
Ballet for Martha
Making Appalachian Spring
1st Edition School & Library ISBN: 1596433388
Martha Graham : trailblazing choreographer Aaron Copland : distinguished American composer Isamu Noguchi : artist, sculptor, craftsman Award-winning authors Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan tell the story behind the scenes of the collaboration that created APPALACHIAN SPRING, from its inception through the score’s composition to Martha’s intense rehearsal process. The authors’ collaborator is two-time Sibert Honor winner Brian Floca, whose vivid watercolors bring both the process and the performance to life.
The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Masterpiece
School & Library ISBN: 1596437189
Reveals the story of Fallingwater, from how Edgar Kaufmann introduced Frank Lloyd Wright to Bear Run, Pennsylvania, and how the natural beauty of the land influenced Wright's design.
The Roots of Rap
16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop
School & Library ISBN: 1499804113
Introduces young music enthusiasts to the evolution of rap music from the folktales, spirituals, art and poetry of black culture, exploring through vibrant illustrations and rhythmic text how hip-hop has become a universal language. By the award-winning author of Becoming Billie Holiday and the illustrator of Jazzy Miz Mozetta. 50,000 first printing.
Who Found Herself in Architecture
Hardcover ISBN: 0714876313
A young brick goes on a journey to find her place in the world while visiting 10 celebrated international brick structures, including Malbork Castle in Poland, Mahabodhi Buddhist Temple in India and England's Grosvenor Estate apartments, all of which help her get a sense of becoming part of something greater than herself.
10-Minute Plays for Kids
Paperback ISBN: 1495053393
(Applause Acting Series). In 10-Minute Plays for Kids , young thespians will find terrific plays by some of our most prominent playwrights such as Sharyn Rothstein, Alex Broun, Jenny Lyn Bader, Claudia I. Haas, and Mark Harvey Levine, and by others less well known but equally terrific such as Sharai Bohannon, Suzanne Bailie, and Shirley King. The characters and situations portrayed are perfect for the kid actor. Some of the plays explore relatable tales of friendship and family, while others allow the actors to take on the personas of nonhuman characters, such as fish and chess pieces! 10-Minute Plays for Kids is ideal for theater students, youth groups, and acting classes.
Leonardo Da Vinci in 30 Seconds
Paperback ISBN: 1782405321
Children will learn about the life of the original Renaissance man, and will discover how da Vincis influence, from his masterpiece paintings to his innovative inventions, has shaped art and culture in the modern world. Each spread in Leonardo da Vinci in 30 Second presented in a neat, 30-second soundbite, supported by a 3-second flash summary and full-page, colorful illustration. Active missions support the topics and encourage kids to find out more. With stunning artwork, the attention-grabbing format is engaging and immediate, introducing readers aged from 8 up to the legacy of a genius.