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Krensky, Stephen

Summary: Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEO

Isaacson, Walter

Summary: "He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Bio da Vinci

Summary: Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks, some even 1700 years before him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Yates, Brock

Summary: "Genius? Tyrant? Power broker? Enzo Ferrari is the impressively researched, fully detailed biography of one of the most powerful men of the twentieth century. Brock Yates penetrated Ferrari's inner circle and reveals everything, from his early days in the town of Modena to his bizarre relationship with his illegitimate son; from his fanatic passion for speed to his brilliant marketing of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2023

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Isaacson, Walter

Summary: Leonardo da Vinci created the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and engineering. With a passion that sometimes became obsessive, he pursued innovative studies of anatomy, fossils, birds, the heart, flying machines, botany, geology, and weaponry. His ability to stand at the crossroads of the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, Simon & Schuster Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 DA VINCI, LEONARDO ISA

Lev, Elizabeth.

Contents: Prologue: Christmas cannons -- The education of an Amazon -- Childhood's end -- The countess-in-waiting -- Triumphal parade to Rome -- Courtiers and conspiracies -- The Riario dynasty -- The fairest in the realm -- The birth of Athena -- The lean years -- Center stage -- The retort at Ravaldino -- The spoils of war -- Fanning the flames -- Blinded by love -- Avenging fury -- Intrigue and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SFORZA, CATERINA LEV

Klein, Stefan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DA VINCI, LEONARDO Klein

Geda, Fabio

Summary: An unflinching, inspirational, and incredibly moving novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GED

Secrest, Meryle

Summary: "The first biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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Sís, Peter

Summary: Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAL

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 GAL

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAL

Livio, Mario

Summary: "A biography of the great astronomer and scientist, and an examination of the faith vs. science question, then and now, written by a noted astrophysicist and author"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GALILEI, GALILEO LIVI

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "A picture book biography of Leonardo da Vinci"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEO

Nicholl, Charles.

Summary: Examines the life and works of Renaissance painter, inventor, and sculptor, Leonardo da Vinci and studies his childhood in Tuscany, apprenticeship in Florence, relationship with contemporaries Michelangelo and Machiavelli, and the stories behind the creation of his "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEO

Venezia, Mike

Summary: "Introduces the reader to the artist Leonardo da Vinci"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Luzzi, Joseph.

Summary: "A charming, informative personal history that blends the anecdotal, historical, and downright unusual The child of Italian immigrants and an award-winning scholar of Italian literature, in My Two Italies Joseph Luzzi straddles these two perspectives tolink his family's dramatic story to Italy's north-south divide, its quest for a unifying language, and its passion for art, food, and family. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUZZI, JOSEPH LUZ

Johnson, Mary

Summary: Traces the story of a former nun who devotedly worked alongside Mother Teresa in service to the world's poor, describing her teenage decision to enter a convent, the struggles she faced as an independent thinker, and her decision to leave the church after twenty years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, MARY JOH

Geis, Patricia

Summary: Discover the magnificent art of Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance master, through this newest addition to the popular Meet the Artist! series. Leonardo's full range of work, from his exquisite paintings and sculptures to his brilliant inventions and codes, is included in this pop-up activity book. Flaps, cutouts, and pull tabs invite young readers and budding artists to engage in a hands-on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.2 GEI

Levi, Primo.

Summary: First published in English in 1965, The Reawakening is Primo Levi's bestselling sequel to his classic memoir of the Holocaust, Survival in Auschwitz. The inspiring story of Levi's liberation from the German death camp in January 1945 by the Red Army, it tells of his strange and eventful journey home to Italy by way of the Soviet Union, Hungary, and Romania. Levi's railway travels take him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 LEV

King, Ross

Summary: An alternative portrait of the revolutionary political philosopher challenges popular beliefs about the cruelty of his character to reveal the complexities and sympathetic nature of his personality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.1092 KIN

De Stefano, Cristina

Summary: "A fresh, comprehensive biography of the pioneering educator and activist who changed the way we look at children's minds, from the author of Oriana Fallaci. Born in 1870 in Chiaravalle, Italy, Maria Montessori would grow up to embody almost every trait men of her era detested in the fairer sex. She was self-confident, strong-willed, and had a fiery temper at a time when women were supposed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTESSORI, MARIA DE S

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the famous artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2005

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEO

Enz, Tammy.

Summary: "Here's a biography of the universal genius, Leonardo da Vinci, told in the form of a graphic novel."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B.E.S. Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEO

Hightower, Paul (Paul W.)

Summary: Profiles the life of Galileo Galilei, focusing on his defense of the Copernican theory and his struggles with the Catholic Church.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GALILEO HIG

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