Saturday, August 6, 2016
What's New? Stacking the Shelves
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Hop on over there to ogle what other bloggers got this week.
Kid Artists. Stories by David Stable. Illustrated by Doogie Horner. 196 p. Quirk Productions, August 9, 2016. 9781594748998.
Publisher synopsis: Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations reveal how Leonardo da Vinci, Beatrix Potter, Keith Haring, and other great artists in history coped with regular kid problems.
Every great artist started out as a kid. Forget the awards, the sold-out museum exhibitions, and the timeless masterpieces. When the world’s most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. family moved constantly—he lived in eight different cities before he was sixteen years old. lived in the shadow of her “perfect” older brother Francis. And triumphed over poverty to become one of the world’s most influential artists. Kid Artists tells their stories and more with full-color cartoon illustrations on nearly every page. Other subjects include , , , , , , , , , , , , and .
Time for Kids Almanac 2017. 288 p. Liberty Street, May, 2016. 9781618934154.
Publisher synopsis: The TIME For Kids Almanac 2017 presents current news, notable events and fascinating facts curated from TIME For Kids popular magazine in a fun, interactive and relevant way for today's savvy kids. Organized thematically, the TIME For Kids Almanac 2017 covers the following subjects: Animals and the Environment, Arts and Entertainment, History, Sports, Health and Body, and Science and Technology. This must-have resource for everything kids want to know is packed with over 600 photos, maps, and timelines that will keep readers engaged and learning for hours at a time.
My students just love almanacs.
That's what's new with me. What's new with you?