Tag Archives: Fine Arts

Music for Alice

  Title: Music for Alice Author(s): Allen Say Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Say Publisher, Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Non-fiction, autobiography Descriptive Annotation: This is an autobiography of Alice. Alice loved to dance when she was a girl, … Continue reading

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Bud, Not Buddy

Title: Bud, Not Buddy Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Illustrator: N/A Publisher and Year: Delacorte Books, 1999 Number of pages: 243 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Bud Caldwell has lived in orphanages and foster homes since the death of his mother … Continue reading

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I See the Rhythm

Title: I See the Rhythm  Author: Toyomi Igus Illustrator: Michele Wood Publisher and Year: Children’s Book Press, 1998 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Non-fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: This book provides information about African American music and how it has changed … Continue reading

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Immigrant Girl: Becky of Eldridge Street

Title: Immigrant Girl: Becky of Eldridge Street Author: Brett Harvey Illustrator: Deborah Kogan Ray Publisher and Year: Holiday House, 1987 Number of pages: 36 pages Themes/Tags: Immigrant, Colleen Swanson, 3-5, 6-8, Social Science, Fine Arts, Fmily, Culture, Diversity Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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In the Time of the Drums

Title: In the Time of the Drums Author: Kim L. Siegelson Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books For Children, 1999 Number of pages: 28 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Colleen Swanson, Slavery, Culture, 6-8, Social Science, Diversity, Emotion, Fine … Continue reading

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Seen Art?

Title: Seen Art? Author(s): Jon Sciesczka Illustrator/Photographer:  Lane Smith, The Museum of Modern Art Publisher and Year: Penguin Group, 2005 Number of pages: 44 Tags/Themes: Fine Arts, K-5, 6-8, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book presents children with … Continue reading

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One

Title: One Author(s): Kathryn Otoshi Illustrator/Photographer: Kathryn Otoshi Publisher and Year: Publishers Group West, 2008 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Emotion, Fiction, Fine Arts, Friendship, Math, K-1, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Picture Story Book, Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  One is a counting … Continue reading

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Balloons Over Broadway

Title: Balloons Over Broadway Author(s): Melissa Sweet Illustrator/Photographer: Melissa Sweet Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Books, 2011 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Award Book, Fine Arts, Non-fiction, Meagan DeSalvo, 4-5, 6-8, Caldecott Award Genre: Biography Descriptive Annotation:  A Robert F. … Continue reading

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Raven

Title: Raven Author(s): Gerald McDermott Illustrator/Photographer: Gerald McDermott Publisher and Year: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Science, Social Science, Fine Arts, Diversity, Culture, 3-5, Animals Genre: Fiction, Myth Descriptive Annotation: … Continue reading

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Saint George and The Dragon

  Title: Saint George and the Dragon Author(s): Margaret Hodges Illustrator/Photographer: Trina Schart Hyman Publisher and Year: Little, Brown & Company 1984 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fairy Tale Descriptive Annotation: “Saint George and the Dragon” begins with Princess Una … Continue reading

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