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Tullet, Hervé

Summary: The author meditates on the search for an idea, and the wonderful feeling when the right idea comes along, unleashing the creative process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Handprint Books, an imprint of Chronicle Books LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TUL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TUL

Patterson, James

Summary: Twelve-year-old orphan Max Einstein is not your typical genius. Max hacks the computer system at NYU in order to attend college courses, builds inventions to help the homeless, and plays speed chess in the park. Her life is crazy but predictable until Max is recruited by a mysterious organization! Their mission: solve some of the world's problems using science. She's helped by a diverse group...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

Yoshino, Satsuki

Summary: "After ten years of false starts, Naruhiko Yoshino's new manga series is garnering sales little by little. Now, the guy who's never left his secluded island home and never even had a drawing assistant is getting his own autograph event. What's going to happen when he travels to Tokyo to meet his fans?"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2020

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: Unsure about her artistic skills, second-grader Yasmin is not looking forward to the art competition at school--but with the support and encouragement of her family she produces a prize-winning painting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Yamada, Kobi

Summary: What do you do with a problem? Especially one that follows you around and doesn't seem to be going away? Do you worry about it? Ignore it? Do you run and hide from it? This is the story of a persistent problem and the child who isn't so sure what to make of it. The longer the problem is avoided, the bigger it seems to get. But when the child finally musters up the courage to face it, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compendium Kids 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Yam

Oceanak, Karla.

Summary: When his school cafeteria eliminates sausage pizza and chocolate milk and incorporates healthier choices into its menu, Aldo Zelnick decides to fight back, recording it all in his illustrated journal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bailiwick Press 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC OCE

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Code It! Programming and Keyboards You Can Create Yourself, kids will make a computer key out of a banana and use popular software programs to code music, game characters, and more! Step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 005.1 ALK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 005.1 ALK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 005.1 Set Alkire 2018

Florida, Richard L.

Summary: "Millions of Americans are beginning to work and live the way creative people like artists and scientists always have - and as a result our values and tastes, our personal relationships, our choices of where to live, and even our sense and use of time, are changing. Leading the shift are the nearly 38 million Americans in many diverse fields who create for a living - the Creative Class. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.35 FLO

Oceanak, Karla.

Summary: "Ten-year-old Aldo has decided it's OK to be a little artsy-fartsy. So when his grandma Goosy gives Aldo a second sketchbook, he fills it with more hand-drawn comics, rock-candy B words, and accounts of his everyday adventures." -- publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bailiwick Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC OCE

Saltz, Gail

Summary: "A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be "disabilities""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.9 SAL

Slade-Robinson, Nikki

Summary: A young artist explains how she uses the materials provided by nature, as well as her imagination and creativity, to fuel her art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Snow, Todd.

Summary: Illustrates the different ways children can act and still be creative, from rolling around on the ground in play to making goofy faces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Maren Green Pub. 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SNO

Oceanak, Karla.

Summary: When Aldo Zelnick's painter grandmother gives him a sketchbook to use during summer vacation, he starts to fill it in with pictures and text, even though he thinks that being artsy is uncool at first, in a book featuring vocabulary starting with A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bailiwick Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC OCE

Park, Linda Sue

Summary: "When Gurple and Preen crash land onto a strange alien planet, they must work together to build something new from their mistake in order to save their mission"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Nicolelis, Miguel A. L.

Summary: "A radically new cosmological view from a groundbreaking neuroscientist placing the human brain at the center of humanity's universe. Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety of human...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8233 NIC

Cleese, John

Summary: The Monty Python comic master shares lighthearted advice on how anyone can learn the skill of creativity, drawing on personal experience to explain how to get into the right frame of mind, develop worthwhile ideas, and overcome blocks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of Random House 2020

Lehrer, Jonah.

Summary: "New York Times"-bestselling author Lehrer ("How We Decide") introduces readers to musicians, graphic artists, poets, and bartenders to show how they can use science to be more imaginative and make their cities, their companies, and their culture more creative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.3 LEH

Otoshi, Kathryn

Summary: Little hands can do so many wonderful things: plant ideas; lift spirits; stretch imaginations. This colorful concept book rouses children to use their hands for the good and reach for their dreams.--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Dot Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OTO

Varol, Ozan O.

Summary: "We're experiencing a second age of spaceflight, and the renaissance of rocket science is captivating the world. Movies and television shows set in this sphere consistently top the charts, and millions tune in to watch SpaceX launches. Although we glamorize rocket science, we assume that it's beyond comprehension by mere mortals who don't have a special kind of genius baked into their DNA...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 VAR

Shenk, Joshua Wolf.

Summary: "Recently writers like Malcolm Gladwell, Steven Johnson, and Clay Shirky have sought to explain creativity as the work of lucky, hardworking people or the result of certain qualities of a particular environment or group of people. Joshua Wolf Shenk shows how such notions, as appealing as they are, miss the essence of creativity, which is generated by people working in pairs. From John Lennon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 SHE

Guralnick, Peter

Summary: "Peter Guralnick's remarkable work... covers old ground from new perspectives, offering deeply felt, masterful, and strikingly personal portraits of creative artists, both musicians and writers, at the height of their powers. "You put the book down feeling that its sweep is vast, that you have read of giants who walked among us," rock critic Lester Bangs wrote of Guralnick's earlier work in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

Lee, Jennifer

Summary: Do you dream of making a living doing what you love but find the process of creating a viable business plan like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole? Jennifer Lee knows what it's like to make the entrepreneurial leap -- and how to do it successfully. The key is using, rather than stifling, imagination and intuition. Lee's illustrated, colorful worksheets and step-by-step instructions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 LEE

Aronson, Billy

Summary: Melia is scientific and loves to create things in her backyard laboratory, but something is missing. Her inventions just aren't quite right. Enter Jo, her new friend with an artistic spirit. When you add the arts to sciences, something magical happens!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Contents: Disc 1: The creative person: practice and passion -- Lateral thinking is a survival skill -- Creative styles: adaptors and innovators -- Combining opposites: diverge, then converge -- Principles for unleashing your imagination -- Principles for converging on the best ideas -- disc 2: Stages of the creative process, and you -- Clarifying the challenge -- Clarify even more: webbing and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 CRE
Call number: DVD 153 CRE

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