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Summary: John James Audubon's story is dramatic and surprising. He was not born in America, but saw more of the North American continent than virtually anyone alive. His growing apprehension about the destruction of nature became his prophecy. As an artist and naturalist his achievements were monumental. John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature creates a meaningful portrait of Art and Science in the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2016

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Burleigh, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Audubon

Summary: Naturalist and nineteenth century painter, John James Audubon was one of the most remarkable men of early America. The program brings to life his timeless paintings with dazzling footage of the living birds he immortalized, and celebrates visually the natural world he described in his writings. Interviews reveal the man, explore his art, and put his groundbreaking work in modern perspective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AUD

Grolleau, Fabien

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Summary: At the start of the 19th century, John James Audubon embarked upon an epic ornithological quest across America with nothing but his artist's materials, an assistant and a gun. Driving him on through terrible storms, encounters with ferocious bears and dangerous people, Audubon's all-consuming passion for birds came to define his entire life - but what would the world make of his expressive and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nobrow 2016

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Plain, Nancy.

Summary: Describes how the writer and naturalist set about recording in both word and image the birds of North America, and details the legacy his work has left behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AUD

Schmidt, Gary D.

Summary: As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer. Together they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCH

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Schmidt 2011

Audubon, John James

Contents: Mississippi River journal -- From 1826 journal -- From Ornithological biography -- Delineations of American scenery and manners -- Missouri River journals -- Other writings -- Letters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.092 AUD

Bannon, Lois Elmer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican Pub. Co. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.092 BAN

Cole, Henry

Summary: Celeste, a mouse longing for a real home, becomes a source of inspiration to teenaged Joseph, assistant to the artist and naturalist John James Audubon, at a New Orleans, Louisiana, plantation in 1821.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

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Govier, Katherine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOV

Peterson, Roger Tory

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1981

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1 available in Reference, Call number: REF 598.2973

Kastner, Joseph.

Summary: Examines the noted artist whose passion for American birds dominated his life and his work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 1992

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 AUD

Rhodes, Richard.

Summary: A biography of artist John James Audubon offers a study of his private life, detailing his arrival in America from France in 1803, his life in frontier Kentucky, and his extraordinary images of native American wildlife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Audubon

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME