13 That Children Should Know - Prestel

Thirteen is the magic number in a new series that will engage your young reader’s fascination with notable artistic wonders. There are four titles available so far: Annette Roeder’s 13 Buildings Children Should Know, Angela Wenzel’s 13 Artists Children Should Know and 13 Paintings Children Should Know, and Bettina Schumann’s 13 Women Artists Children Should Know (Prestel, $14.95 each). All offer superb first steps towards a lifelong appreciation of architecture and art. These beautiful hardcover books go beyond fun facts and offer suggestions for learning more about art movements and historical periods. The budding art historian in your life will benefit from these introductions to masterpieces that children should know. Ages 8-12. MIR
13 Buildings Children Should Know (13 Children Should Know) By Annette Roeder Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791341712
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Published: Prestel Junior - April 23rd, 2009

13 Artists Children Should Know (13 Children Should Know) By Angela Wenzel Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791341736
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Published: Prestel Junior - April 12th, 2009

13 Paintings Children Should Know (13 Children Should Know) By Angela Wenzel Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791343235
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Published: Prestel Junior - October 24th, 2009

13 Women Artists Children Should Know (13 Children Should Know) By Bettina Shuemann Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791343334
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Published: Prestel Junior - October 24th, 2009

The Uninvited - Tim Wynne-Jones

After a disturbing freshman year at NYU, Mimi Shapiro can’t wait to escape to what she believes will be the peace and quiet of her father’s remote Canadian cottage. But her summer is anything but peaceful. Who is The Uninvited (Candlewick, $16.99)? The married professor she’s dumped who continues to harass her? Jay, a local musician about her age, who has taken up residence in her dad’s cottage? The anonymous person who keeps leaving strange artifacts in and around the cottage? Together, Mimi and Jay untangle a complex and surprising web of past and present relationships, stretching from New York to Canada in this gripping, fast-paced thriller by Tim Wynne-Jones. Ages 15 up.
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$16.99
ISBN: 9780763639846
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Published: Candlewick - May 12th, 2009

Swim the Fly - Don Calame

Each summer, Matt, Sean, and Coop set themselves a challenge. This year it’s to see a real live girl naked. In order to impress Kelly, a new girl on the swimteam, Matt also has another goal: to teach his scrawny body to Swim The Fly (Candlewick, $16.99). Author Don Calame captures the raunchy yet odd sensitivity of 16-year-old boys in a side splittingly funny novel. Ages 14 up.

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