Produse noi in categoria Picture Books - Ultimele aparitii. Sat, 27 May 2017 05:25:55 +0300 Sat, 27 May 2017 05:25:55 +0300 Copyright 2017 30 ro The Well of Being: A Children's Book for Adults (Hardcover) https:/ Jean-Pierre Weill

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The Well of Being, from Jean-Pierre Weill, is an illustrated inquiry into the art of happiness and what it means to be radically alive in our daily moments. Images and a graceful philosophic text invite us to awaken from our constructed stories that we may return to this world and live in the present. The book opens with a perennial account of life's ultimate purpose and concludes with a unique retelling of the puzzle we call growing up. Through art, philosophy, and poetry we are offered a ...]]>
Sat, 27 May 2017 00:13:43 +0300 https:/
Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists https:/ Jeannine Atkins

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If there is a pre-teen or adolescent in your life, especially a girl, take a look at this empowering, inspiring chapter book. It portrays the youths and careers of six remarkable women whose curiosity about nature fueled a passion to steadfastly overcome obstacles to careers in traditionally men-only occupations. The six--Maria Merian (b.1647), Anna Comstock (b.1854), Frances Hamerstrom (b.1907), Rachel Carson (b.1907), Miriam Rothschild (b.1908), and Jane Goodall (b.1934)--all became renowned ...]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 23:44:10 +0300 https:/
To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space (Hardcover) https:/ Carmella Van Vleet

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Kathy Sullivan wanted to go everywhere. She loved blueprints and maps. She loved languages and the ocean. She didn’t like the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” She wanted to explore and do exciting things that girls weren’t supposed to be able to do. Only men had the exciting jobs. Kathy liked fishing and swimming; flying planes and studying science. That’s what she liked and that’s what she decided to do with her life. She followed her ...]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 23:03:40 +0300 https:/
Caroline's Comets: A True Story (Hardcover) https:/ Emily Arnold McCully

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Caroline Herschel (1750–1848) was not only one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived but also the first woman to be paid for her scientific work. Born the youngest daughter of a poor family in Hanover, Germany, she was scarred from smallpox, stunted from typhus and used by her parents as a scullery maid. But when her favorite brother, William, left for England, he took her with him. The siblings shared a passion for stars, and together they built the greatest telescope of their age, ...]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 22:49:48 +0300 https:/
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees (Hardcover) https:/ Franck Prevot

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Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation. Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years. This beautiful picture book tells the story of an amazing woman and an inspiring idea.]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 14:08:01 +0300 https:/
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever (Hardcover) https:/ H. Joseph Hopkins

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Unearth the true story of green-thumbed pioneer and activist Kate Sessions, who helped San Diego grow from a dry desert town into a lush, leafy city known for its gorgeous parks and gardens. Katherine Olivia Sessions never thought she’d live in a place without trees. After all, Kate grew up among the towering pines and redwoods of Northern California. But after becoming the first woman to graduate from the University of California with a degree in science, she took a job as a teacher ...]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:53:24 +0300 https:/
This is a Poem that Heals Fish (Hardcover) https:/ Jean-Pierre Simeon

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"Exuding magic and unbridled creativity on every page, this is a book with the potential to heal more than just fish." — Publishers Weekly. "An enchantingly abstract invitation to ponder poetry." — Kirkus Reviews. "A great book for any age! At this very moment, it feels like one of the best books I've ever bought!" — A Year of Reading blog. Jean-Pierre Siméon is a poet, novelist and dramatist. He is a professor of modern ...]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:41:43 +0300 https:/
Monday (Hardcover) https:/ Anne Herbauts

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A playfully poetic book about the passage of time, Monday tells the story of three friends.]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:29:11 +0300 https:/
Prince Silencio (Hardcover) https:/ Anne Herbauts

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A modern fairy tale that invites children to think about language, noise, and silence.]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:18:16 +0300 https:/
What Color Is the Wind? https:/ Anne Herbauts

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A blind child questions all he encounters –– a dog, wolf, elephant, mountain, bird, stream, and tree –– about the color of the wind. Each responds differently, with a shape, color, smell, texture, or idea. Each page displays a visual and tactile palette of cutouts, textures, colors. It is a sensory experience that makes the invisible experiential, ending with the wind as the pages fly. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels, Anne Herbauts expresses an ...]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:11:02 +0300 https:/
Bertolt (Hardcover) https:/ Jacques Goldstyn

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This is a charming, touching story about an imaginative boy whose best friend is an oak tree named Bertolt. The boy admits to being an outlier among his peers, but insists that while he is alone, he is never lonely. Being independent suits him, and he considers his difference to be his advantage. A daily refuge is his tree, Bertolt, who provides him a literal and metaphorical vantage point from which to observe the world. Bertolt gives by simply being—he is host to the boy's ...]]>
Fri, 26 May 2017 12:54:24 +0300 https:/
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code (Hardcover) https:/ Laurie Wallmark

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“If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it.” The inspiring story of Grace Hopper — the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science — is told told in an engaging picture book biography. Who was Grace Hopper? A software tester, workplace jester, cherished mentor, ace inventor, avid reader, naval leader — AND rule breaker, chance taker, and troublemaker. Acclaimed picture book author Laurie ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 15:04:40 +0300 https:/
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer (Hardcover) https:/ Diane Stanley

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From nonfiction stars Diane Stanley and Jessie Hartland comes a beautifully illustrated biography of Ada Lovelace, who is known as the first computer programmer. Two hundred years ago, a daughter was born to the famous poet, Lord Byron, and his mathematical wife, Annabella. Like her father, Ada had a vivid imagination and a creative gift for connecting ideas in original ways. Like her mother, she had a passion for science, math, and machines. It was a very good combination. Ada hoped that ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 14:49:36 +0300 https:/
Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor (Hardcover) https:/ Robert Burleigh

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Filled with gorgeous illustrations by acclaimed artist Raúl Colón, this illustrated biography shares the story of female scientist, Marie Tharp, a pioneering woman scientist and the first person to ever successfully map the ocean floor. Marie Tharp was always fascinated by the ocean. Taught to think big by her father who was a mapmaker, Marie wanted to do something no one had ever done before: map the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Was it even possible? Not sure if she would ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 14:36:47 +0300 https:/
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine (Hardcover) https:/ Laurie Wallmark

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Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program in order to demonstrate its capabilities.]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:50:10 +0300 https:/
Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer (Hardcover) https:/ Robert Burleigh

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Henrietta Levitt was the first person to discover the scientific importance of a star’s brightness — so why has no one heard of her? Learn all about a female pioneer of astronomy in this picture book biography. Henrietta Swan Leavitt was born on July 4, 1868, and she changed the course of astronomy when she was just twenty-five years old. Henrietta spent years measuring star positions and sizes from photographs taken by the telescope at the Harvard College Observatory, where she ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:38:17 +0300 https:/
Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle (Hardcover) https:/ Claire A. Nivola

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Sylvia Earle first lost her heart to the ocean as a young girl when she discovered the wonders of the Gulf of Mexico in her backyard. As an adult, she dives even deeper. Whether she's designing submersibles, swimming with the whales, or taking deep-water walks, Sylvia Earle has dedicated her life to learning more about what she calls "the blue heart of the planet." With stunningly detailed pictures of the wonders of the sea, Life in the Ocean tells the story of Sylvia's growing ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:19:30 +0300 https:/
Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau https:/ Jennifer Berne

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Once upon a time in France, a baby was born under the summer sun. His parents named him Jacques. As he grew, Jacques fell in love with the sea. He dreamed of breathing beneath the waves and swimming as gracefully as a fish. In fact, he longed to become a manfish. Jacques Cousteau grew up to become a champion of the seas and one of the best-known oceanographers in the world. In this lovely biography, now in paperback, poetic text and gorgeous paintings come together to create a portrait of ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:01:50 +0300 https:/
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein (Hardcover) https:/ Jennifer Berne

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A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. This brilliant mind will one day offer up some of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived. From a boy endlessly fascinated by the wonders around him, Albert Einstein ultimately grows into a man of genius recognized the world over for profoundly illuminating our understanding of the universe. Jennifer Berne and Vladimir Radunsky invite the reader to travel ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:52:21 +0300 https:/
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People (Hardcover) https:/ Monica Brown

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Once there was a little boy named Neftalí who loved wild things wildly and quiet things quietly. From the moment he could talk, he surrounded himself with words. Neftalí discovered the magic between the pages of books. When he was sixteen, he began publishing his poems as Pablo Neruda. Pablo wrote poems about the things he loved―things made by his friends in the café, things found at the marketplace, and things he saw in nature. He wrote about the people of Chile and their ...]]>
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:16:56 +0300 https:/