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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 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUL

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Yamada, Kobi

1 hold on 2 copies

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

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 Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 SAL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SLA

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 Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD SNO

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 J Series, Call number: J FIC OCE

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

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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

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

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

Clarke, Maxine Beneba

Summary: When you live at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when you and your brothers get inventive and build a bike from scratch, using everyday items like an old milk pot (maybe Mum is using it, maybe not), a bent bucket seat, and bashed tin-can handles. The end result is a spectacular bike, perfect for going bumpetty bump over the sand hills, past your fed-up mum,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CLA

Goldstein, David B.

Summary: Helps each reader unleash his or her innate creative skills based on a unique personality type and succeed in every endeavor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.264 KRO

Hartmann, Thom

Summary: Most people do not “grow out” of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). For many, their ADHD traits have led to difficulties in school, relationships, and work. But for our hunter-gatherer ancestors these characteristics were necessary for survival. Hunters must be easily distractible, constantly scanning their environment, and unafraid of taking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Street Press 2016

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Heinecke, Liz Lee

Summary: Offers young Star Wars fans projects and experiments inspired by the Star Wars universe, including instructions on making Jabba slime, Kyber crystals, and an Ewok catapult.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 HEI

Mellick, Jill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conari Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 154.63 MEL

Russell, Natalie.

Summary: Tapir has a new notebook and pencils but, unlike his friends, can think of nothing to write and is ready to give up when he finds a better way to communicate--through drawing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E RUS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC RUS

Simonton, Dean Keith

Summary: What it takes to be a genius: nine essential and contradictory ingredients. What does it take to be a genius? A high score on an IQ test? Brilliant physicist Richard Feynman's IQ was too low for membership in Mensa. Suffering from varying degrees of mental illness? Creativity is often considered a marker of mental health. Be a child prodigy like Mozart, or a later bloomer like Beethoven? Die...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 153.9 SIM

Stone, Tiffany

Summary: "Tallulah dreams of playing the tuba, but she's small and the tuba is very large. Everyone around her tells her to wait until she's bigger, but Tallulah can't wait--she just has to play the tuba in her school band.With determination and a lot of creativity, Tallulah hatches a plan that she hopes will turn her musical dream into reality."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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Wright, Kenneth

Summary: Lola Dutch loves all of her animal friends, so when three of them are having a bad day she sets out to help them feel better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2019

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