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Re: Resource Books

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Stephanie Ignazio (smi)
Sat, 10 Jul 1999 15:02:05 -0400

To all: here is the compiled listing of resource materials! Enjoy, Stephanie

REFERENCE BOOKS: Books that foster interdisciplinary work as well as
creative and critical thinking; curriculum materials.

History of Art, Janson
Gardner's Art through the Ages, Tansy and Kleine
The Story of Art, Grombrich
The History of Art, Frederick Hartt
ART, Another Language for Learning, Elaine Pear Cohen/Ruth Straus Gainer
Emphasis Art, Wachoiak
Creative Art for the Developing Child, Cherry
Artworks for Elementary Teachers, Herberholz and Herberholz
The Arts as Meaning Makers: Integrating Literature and Arts throughout the
Curriculum, Claudia Cornett
Art is Elementary: Teaching Visual Art through Art Concepts, Ivan Cornia
Art lessons for the Middle School: A DBAE Curriculum, Reynolds
The Arts in Children's Lives, Aesthetic Education in early Childhood,
Art Connections, Thompson and Lotus
Art and Writing throughout the year, Waltrous and Tekerian
A Survival Kit for the Secondary School Art Teacher
Architecture is Elementary
Getted Started in Computer Graphics
Art Teachers Book of Lists, Helen Hume
Arts and Learning, Merryl Goldberg
Art, Mind and Brain: A Cognitive Approach to Creativity, Howard Gardner
Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity seen through the Lives of Freud,
Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham and Ghandi, (sorry no author
was listed)


Art From Many Hands, Schumann
Paper Bag Crafts, Tejeda, (Davis publications)
Art Smart, Ready to use slides and activities for teaching Art History and
Appreciation, Susan Rodriguez
Culture Smart, Ready to use Slides and activities for teaching Multicultural
Appreciation through Art, Susan Rodrigues
American Art Appreciation Activities Kit, Helen Hume
Children and Painting, Cathy Weisman Topal, ISBN 87191-241-x
Chinese Brush painting, ISBN 0-8431-3753-3
Pictures and Poetry, Bunchman and Bissell Briggs, ISBN 0-87192-275-8
Print Making, Elizabeth Harden, ISBN 0-7858-0464-1
Teaching Children to Paint, Karla Cikanova
Hooked on Drawing, Brooke
Art Synectics, Roukes
Scribble Art, Kohl
Mudworks, Clay, Dough and modeling Experiences, Kohl
ScienceArts, Kohl
MathArts, Kohl
Cooking Art, Easy edible art for children, Kohl
Preschool Art, Kohl
Good Earth Art, Kohl
Global Art, art from around the world, Kohl
Making Make-Believe, fun props, costumes, and dramatic play Ideas for
children, Kohl
1-2-3- Art (ages 2-6), Jean Warren
Children's Arts and Crafts, Nancy Bartlett
Art Projects Plus Introducing Art Form, Media and Techniques with Children's
Picture Books, Howard Blount, Jr. and Martha Venning Webb, ISBN
Sketchbooks: Explore and Store, Gillian Robinson
Encouraging the Artist in your Child, 101 failure-proof, home-tested
projects for kids age 2-10, Sally Warner
Art Effects, Jean Drysdale Green
Drawing With Children, Mona Brookes


Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen, ISBN 1-55652-207-x
Helen Cordero and the Storytellers of Cochiti Pueblo, Nancy Shroyer Howard,
ISBN 0-87192-295-9
Dolls and Toys of Native America, McQuiston
The Spirit of Native America, Anna lee Walters
Dancing Colors, C.J. Brafford and Laine Thom
Oaxacan Wood Carving, Barbash
Spirit Faces, Gary Wyatt, ** a great mask reference book
MOLA, Cuna Life Stories and Art, Presilla
The Art of Bev Doolittle, (no author given, but great resource material,
pics, expensive)
Ashanti to Zulu, An ABC book of African tribes, beautifully illustrated
The series of books written by Mike Venezia
Discovering great Artists, Kohl and Solga


Tar beach, Faith Ringgold
Cinderella's Revenge, Mazza..great for inspirational shoe creations!
The Art lesson, Tomie dePaola
Hailstones and Halibut Bones, Mary O'Neill
My Painted House, My friendly chicken and Me, Maya Angelou, african Ndebele
Jump Up time: A Trinidad Carnival Story, Lynn Joseph
Camille and the Sunflowers, Anholt
Philippe in Monet's Garden, Carmack
Linnea in Monet's garden, no author given
Shel Silverstein poetry books
Legend of the Indian Paintbrush, no author given
Arrow to the Sun, no author given
The Color Wizard, Barbara Brenner
Mouse Paint, Ellen Stohl Walsh
Scary Poems for Rotten Children, Sean O'Huiguin
Little blue and Little Yellow, no author given
Harold's ABC, no author given
Harold and the Purple Crayon, Johnson
The Mixed Up Chameleon, Eric Carle...any eric carle is great!
The Great kapok Tree, Lynn Cherry(?)
My Head is Full of Colors, no author given
Where the WIld things are, Maurice Sendak
When Cats Dream, no author given
The Goat in the Rug, no author given
The Velveteen Rabbit, no author given

INSPIRATIONAL (for us teachers AND to inspire students):
The Creative Companion, SARK
Inspiration Sandwich, SARK
Encouraging Creativity in Art Lessons, George Szekely
No More Secondhand Art, Peter London
The Creative Spirit, Paul Kaufman
The Artists Way, Cameron
The Vein of Gold, Cameron
The First Days of School, Harry Wong

and ETC.......Resource catalogs worthy of great praise...(in my opinion):
Crismac catalog...great multicultural materials
Crystal Productions catalog...prints and sets are reasonably priced, come
quick and are wonderful!