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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2018

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Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: For more than thirty years-half his life-he was obsessively devoted to investigating everything in the natural world. Nothing escaped his interest-how our eyes see, why the sky is blue, what forces build mountains, how light travels, where water comes from, and-most fascinating of all to Leonardo-the inner workings of the human body. Nothing stopped him. It was illegal to dissect human corpses,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 DAV

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD D

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER DA

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Krull presents a vivid and highly accessible portrait of a true renaissance man--an artist, scientist, and inventer of unparalleled genius. Themes include homosexuality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 DA V

Lester, Toby.

Summary: Recounts the intellectual journey behind the creation of Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man and how the drawing represents the momentous period in Western history when the Middle Ages gave way to the Renaissance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Papercutz 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STI

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 LEO

Anderson, Maxine.

Summary: Hands on activities enhance this introduction to the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2006

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Merlin the magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone. The enchantress Morgan asks young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania for help. Jack and Annie know they have to search for one of the four secrets of happiness to help Merlin the magician find joy in his life again. And so they head off in the magic tree house for Florence, Italy, in the early 1500s, then to a misty island in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio & Listening Library 2007

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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...

Format: moving image

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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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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McLanathan, Richard B. K.

Summary: Follows the life of the versatile artist Leonardo da Vinci, from his childhood near Florence to his death in France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 1990

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

O'Connor, Barbara.

Summary: A biography of the notable Italian Renaissance artist, scientist, and inventor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2003

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

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

Brown, Dan

Summary: While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci--clues visible for all to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gustav Lübbe Verlag 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.3 FIC BRO

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2003

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

Wood, Alix.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books 2013

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KNA

Raboff, Ernest Lloyd.

Summary: Explains some basic techniques of Da Vinci by analyzing several of his better-known paintings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lippincott 1987

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 DaVinci 1987