Fine Arts

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Lon Po Po

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The familiar story of Red-Riding Hood is reset in the Chinese countryside.  Three children work together to outsmart a wolf who is pretending to be their grand mother, or Po Po.

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Primary
Length: 
00:11
Lon Po Po

Planting a Rainbow

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Planting a garden is an activity that brings the wonders and joys of the life cycle into the lives of both children and adults.

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Primary
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00:08
Planting a Rainbow

Ish

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Ramon loved to draw.  He drew everywhere and everything.  He never put down his pencil until...

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:08
Ish

Chrysanthemum

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Chrysanthemum’s only problem, once she reaches school age, seems to be her name which becomes the object of ridicule by jealous classmates.

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Primary
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00:15
Chrysanthemum

Getting to Know William Steig (1995)

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A visit with the beloved author and illustrator of SYLVESTER & THE MAGIC PEBBLE and DOCTOR DE SOTO. Steig candidly talks about life, art and creating books for children.

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:19
Getting to Know William Steig

Patrick

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Patrick is a story told without words of a man who buys a violin from a peddler selling all kinds of wares. This violin proves to be a very special instrument indeed.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:07
Patrick

Dixit Jinx

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Jinx is a new Game in the Dixit family but unlike the original game the drawings are not realistic illustrations depicting scenes but images halfway between abstraction and figuration.

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Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
15 min.
Dixit Jinx

John Philip Duck (2001)

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When young Edward first brought his tiny wild duck to the grand hotel where he worked with his Pa, his only thought was to keep it hidden. After all, he just needed a warm place for his little pet to stay during the day. Everyone helped keep his secret. One day, Mr. Schutt, the blustery hotel manager, discovered the duck swimming in the lobby fountain!

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
John Philip Duck

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Unabridged)

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For 25 years, middle-grade readers have been moved by this telling of Sadako Sasaki's spirited battle with leukemia.

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630L
Length: 
01:32
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Unabridged)

Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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Whether visiting museums and galleries or taking Art History courses, we often marvel at the brilliant artwork, but learn little about the artists behind the creations. Kathleen Krull's acclaimed Lives of the Artists examines 20 brilliant artists and tells us why their neighbors had so much to whisper about.

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02:02
Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Palazzo Inverso

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Mauk, mischievous apprentice to the master architect, must not draw on the plans for the new Palazzo. But by turning the plans a bit each day, he finds a way to alter them, turning the master's creation onto its head! Discover what mystery and excitement a small change of perspective has brought to the Palazzo.

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AD450L
Palazzo Inverso

Wee Sing Dinosaurs

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Copies: 1

THIS IS PART OF THE DINOSAURS CURRICULUM KIT

Anyone who loves dinosaurs will delight in this collection of original, fact-filled dinosaur songs and poems. Let your imagination carry you back 100 million years to a time filled with the most exciting creatures that ever roamed the earth—DINOSAURS!

Wee Sing Dinosaurs

Crafts for Kids Who are Wild About Dinosaurs

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THIS BOOK IS PART OF THE DINOSAURS CURRICULUM KIT

Provides instructions for twenty projects, including a triceratops ring-toss game, diplodocus body puppet, plesiosaur window decoration, necktie tree, and dinosaur feet.

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Crafts for Kids Who are Wild About Dinosaurs

Iroquois Voices, Iroquois Visions: A Celebration of Contemporary Six Nations Arts

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Collection of poetry, prose, and pictures by contemporary Iroquois people.

Iroquois Voices, Iroquois Visions: A Celebration of Contemporary Six Nations Arts

Sherlock Kids

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Time and time again precious paintings keep disappearing in the art museum. And each time a mysterious envelope with a picture riddle is left behind. Fortunately the Sherlock Kids are there to put a stop to the bold thief's game.

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Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
Special Education
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
20 min.
Sherlock Kids

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