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EMILY'S BLUE PERIOD

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Daly
Author's First Name: 
Cathleen
Illustrator's First Name: 
Lisa
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Brown
Publisher: 
Neal Porter Book/Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: 
2014

Learning about the colorful mixed up artwork of Pablo Picasso helps young Emily deal with her newly mixed up family. A lovely tale of coping and growing.

HIDDEN: A CHILD'S STORY OF THE HOLOCAUST

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Dauvillier
Author's First Name: 
Loic
Second Author's First Name: 
Marc
Second Author's Last Name: 
Lizano
Illustrator's First Name: 
Greg
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Salsedo
Publisher: 
First Second
Publication Date: 
2014

A grandmother recounts her childhood in Paris, forced to wear the Star of David and dependent on the kindness of strangers during World War II in this moving and powerful graphic novel.

HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Lewis,
Author's First Name: 
J. Patrick
Illustrator's First Name: 
Gary
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Kelley
Publisher: 
Createspace
Publication Date: 
2015

Free verse and haunting pastel illustrations tell how “Big Jim” Reese Europe and the Harlem Hellfighters fought racism at home and the enemy abroad in WWI. Jazz played an integral part in this little-known aspect of African-American history.

GRANDFATHER GANDHI

Grandfather Gandhi walks with his grandson under a setting sun
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Gandhi
Author's First Name: 
Arun
Second Author's First Name: 
Bethany
Second Author's Last Name: 
Hegedus
Illustrator's First Name: 
Evan
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Turk
Publisher: 
Atheneum
Publication Date: 
2014

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson reminisces about the times they spent together, conversations shared, and lessons learned.  Unique fabric and paper collage recreate village life in 1947 India.

A WALK IN PARIS

A Walk in Paris
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Rubbino
Author's First Name: 
Salvatore
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2014

The main character and her grandfather tour the City of Lights in a charming picture book full of informative trivia. Endpapers provide an index of sights and a general map so you can follow along.

MYSTERIOUS PATTERNS: FINDING FRACTALS IN NATURE

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Campbell
Author's First Name: 
Sarah C.
Illustrator's First Name: 
Richard C.
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Campbell
Publisher: 
Boyds Mills
Publication Month: 
April
Publication Date: 
2014

Straightforward text and eye-catching photographs of the natural world work together to introduce a complex mathematical idea, showing examples of what fractals (patterns with repeating similar parts that diminish in size) are and what they are not.

THE SCRAPS BOOK: NOTES FROM A COLORFUL LIFE

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Ehlert
Author's First Name: 
Lois
Publisher: 
Beach Lane
Publication Date: 
2014

Ehlert takes the reader on a visual journey of the process of her art from early creative attempts to the end products we know and love. It is a celebration of her inspiration and her encouragement to future "book makers."

GRAVITY

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Chin
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Publisher: 
Roaring Brook
Publication Date: 
2014

Chin’s spare text and stunning, out-of-this-world paintings juxtapose humor, science and adventure to illustrate the basic scientific principles behind this fundamental force.

EDWARD HOPPER PAINTS HIS WORLD

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Burleigh
Author's First Name: 
Robert
Illustrator's First Name: 
Wendell
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Minor
Publisher: 
Henry Holt
Publication Date: 
2014

Hopper painted pictures filled with quiet emotion that eventually attracted thoughtful viewers. Minor’s beautiful paintings of Edward Hopper’s subjects in his own style complement Burleigh’s narrative about Hopper’s quest.

MUMBET'S DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Woelfle
Author's First Name: 
Gretchen
Illustrator's First Name: 
Alix
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Delinois
Publisher: 
Carolrhoda
Publication Date: 
2014

The inspiring story of one woman’s struggle for freedom against the backdrop of the American Revolution beautifully personalizes an important aspect of American history. Big bold illustrations help set the tone and depth of the book.

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