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Leonardo

Summary: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed arguably the greatest mind the world has ever known. Artist, draftsman, inventor, and philosopher, his contributions to modern society are profound and wide-reaching. Throughout his life, Leonardo kept dozens of notebooks, elegant studies on topics ranging from architecture to botany to philosophy--indeed nearly anything of which the human imagination...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal 2005

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Leonardo

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Publisher / Publication Date: Reynal 0000

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Leonardo

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 2001

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Leonardo, Cory

Summary: Alastair the African grey parrot is adopted by elderly dance-enthusiast and pie-baker Albertina Plopky and his sister, Aggie, by twelve-year-old Fritz, spoiling his plans to fly away with Aggie. Told in Alastair, Albertina, and Fritz's voices.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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Padura, Leonardo.

Summary: When a human skeleton is discovered on Ernest Hemingway's home in Havana, police inspector Mario Conde is called up out of retirement to unearth the truth. In the course of his investigations, Conde gradually reconstructs the mysterious goings-on of the night of 3rd October 1958 and in doing so is forced to come to terms with a very different side to the character of his former literary hero....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Canongate 2005

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Padura, Leonardo.

Summary: "A gripping novel about the assassination of Leon Trotsky in Mexico City in 1940"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2013

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Curti, Leonardo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2007

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DiCaprio, Leonardo

Summary: In the 1990s a wealthy stockbroker becomes involved in a securities scam that leads him to a life of crime and corruption.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2014

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Romei, Francesca.

Summary: Leonardo da Vinci has become the definition of the "Renaissance man." His accomplishments in painting and sculpture, music and mathematics, and engineering and architecture have endured for centuries. The Renaissance was a watershed for European artistic and scientific accomplishment and da Vinci led the way. He exemplified a new perspective, seeking to explore and control the forces of nature,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: P. Bedrick Books 1994

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

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When the Pirate Cats travel back in time to steal Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Geronimo Stilton and his friends try to stop them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Papercutz 2010

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2018

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Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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Byrd, Robert.

Summary: Illustrations and text portray the life of Leonardo da Vinci, who gained fame as an artist through such works as the Mona Lisa, and as a scientist by studying various subjects including human anatomy and flight.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2003

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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...

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

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Knapp, Ruthie.

Summary: Tells the story of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci portrait known as the Mona Lisa, including its 1911 theft from the Louvre in Paris, from the point of view of the subject of the painting. Includes an author's note with facts about the painting.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2010

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Edwards, Roberta.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2005

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Summary: Same Genius. New World. Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries are enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Agrimbau, Diego

Summary: "Born in 1452, Leonardo da Vinci is still, today, considered one of the most talent people to have ever lived. From his world famous paintings and drawings, such as the Mona Lisa and the Vitruvian Man, to his ingenious inventions of the parachute, the helicopter, and the military tank, da Vinci was always a step ahead of his time. Discover the origins of a man who refused to be defined by just...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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Meltzer, Brad

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2020

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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."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2004

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Summary: In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Originals 2013

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Summary: Destruction was not his design. After a long and disastrous personal quest, it's a slow, painful rebirth for Leonardo Da Vinci as he comes to the realization that his greatest enemy is himself. After travelling from Florence to South America and back in his relentless search for the fabled Book of Leaves, Florence is in ruins and dear friends have recently been buried. Da Vinci now must rebuild...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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