Monday, May 16, 2016

Books of the Week, May 16

Elementary - Museum Shapes by Metropolitan Museum of Art Staff
Introduces different shapes through a look at works featured in the collection at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, from Navajo blankets to Japanese prints.
516 MUS @ the school library

Middle School - 13 Buildings Children Should Know by Annette Roeder
Describes the history of thirteen important buildings around the world, including the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Tower of London, and the Guggenheim Museum, each with illustrations, photographs, and a time line.
720 ROE @ the school library

High School - Earth Then and Now: Amazing Images of Our Changing World by Fred Pearce
Earth Then and Now records the dramatic way our planet has changed over the past century. On one page is a specific part of the world as it was 5, 20, 50 or even 100 years ago. On the facing page is the same place as it looks today. Each stark visual comparison tells a compelling story -- a melting glacier, an expanding desert, an encroaching cityscape, a natural disaster.
550 PEA @ the Library

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