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Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Presents the story of Bill Monroe, whose deep Kentucky roots helped him to create the unique American music called bluegrass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 781.6 ROS

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Chronicles the story of the legendary baseball star, his favorite bat, Betsy Ann, and the longest hitting streak in baseball history, which united the country on the brink of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Pr 2014

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

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: "Known for both his paintings and stained-glass windows, Marc Chagall rose from humble beginnings to become one of the world's most renowned artists. Admired for his use of color and the powerful emotion in his work, Chagall led a career that spanned decades and continents, and he never stopped growing. This lyrical narrative shows readers, through many different windows, the pre-WWI childhood...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knoff 2018

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

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Retells the story of the famous thinker's first invention as a young Ben Franklin, troubled by the fact that fish swim better than he does, tries to invent a way to swim more fluidly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROS

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the documentary photographer describes the disability that inspired Lange's photography career and her efforts to raise awareness about the unseen victims of the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2016

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

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Describes how Vasya Kandinsky's creative life was profoundly shaped by a neurological condition called synesthesia which caused him to experience colors as sounds and sounds as colors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 759.7 Rosenstock 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KANDINSKY ROS

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: "A biographical account of engineer Otis Barton and naturalist Will Beebe's record-setting descent into the deep ocean in their Bathysphere craft, making the men the first humans to witness deep sea creatures in their natural habitat"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROS

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Details the life of Frank Lloyd Wright, a young boy from the prairie, who introduced organic architecture, a style he created based on the relationship between buildings and the natural world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 720.92 ROS

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Describes how Van Gogh's insomnia, possibly a symptom of mental or phyical illness, allowed him to view the night sky while everyone else was asleep and influenced how he saw the world around him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Looks at the life of Major League Baseball and New York Yankee legend Lawrence "Yogi" Berra, describing how his differences challenged his baseball prospects and helped motivate him to prove his abilities as a player, coach, and manager.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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