When a deceased aunt leaves 17-year old Ginny thirteen little blue envelopes along with instructions (and the funds) to buy a plane ticket to London, she knows something exciting is going to happen. What Ginny doesn't know is that she will have the adventure of her life and it will change her in more ways than one. Life and love are waiting for her across the Atlantic, and the thirteen little blue envelopes are the key to finding them.
Eight-year-old Ada Lace is determined to win the robot-building competition but is struggling with her art class so she soon wonders if there might be a way to use both science and art to solve her problems.
SoHo, 1981. Twelve-year-old Olympia is an artist -- and in her neighborhood, that's normal. Her dad and his business partner Apollo bring antique paintings back to life, while her mother makes intricate sculptures in a corner of their loft, leaving Ollie to roam the streets of New York with her best friends Richard and Alex, drawing everything that catches her eye. Then everything falls apart. Ollie's dad disappears in the middle of the night, leaving...
Second grader Kylie Jean joins her school art club, and learns to paint in the style of several different artists, but for the Mural Art Contest she decides to paint a watercolor picture of a local Texas barn and duck pond--until a squabble between her dog and the ducks turns it into an example of abstract art instead.
"After a class field trip to the art museum, fourth-graders Finley, Henry, and Olivia are assigned a project that is supposed to define art, which is difficult, because they all liked very different paintings--but for their group project they come up with a presentation that captures their combined vision"--
"Sam is working on making a clay dinosaur for the school art show and sale when the clay suddenly comes to life and attacks him, a sure sign that once again Orson Eerie, whose spirit inhabits the school, is up to something--and it is up to Sam, Antonio, and Lucy, to discover how a self-portrait of Orson figures into his evil plan." --
"What do you do when it feels impossible to live up to everything expected of you? When the only person who understands you disappears? When you are young and long for something that seems out of reach? Berta dreams of being an artist, but as a girl growing up in a small Swedish farming village in the 1920s, she has little hope. She finds solace in nature, and in drawing and shaping birds from clay for her mother, the only person who seems to truly...
In Renaissance Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi endures the subjugation of women that allows her father to take credit for her extraordinary paintings, rape and the ensuing trial, and torture, buoyed by her deceased mother's stories of strong women of the Bible.
Rome, 1605: After her mother's death, Artemisia Gentileschi had a stark choice: a life as a nun in a convent or a life grinding pigment for her father's paint. She chose paint. Artemisia became...
When seventh-grader Calder Pillay disappears from a remote English village-- along with an Alexander Calder sculpture to which he has felt strangely drawn-- his friends Petra and Tommy fly from Chicago to help his father find him.
While searching for her friends at the Dino Festival, Clementine Wim runs into two people carrying what she thinks is the Tiled Lunch Counter (a famous painting) away from the Capitol City Art Museum, but when she checks the painting is still hanging in place--and before she can track down the thieves, and prove that the painting now in the museum is a forgery, she has to convince her friends that she was not imagining things.
Charlotte, a young American girl, keeps a journal as her family leaves the artist colony of Giverny, France, in 1895 and travels to London, England, where they meet famous writers and artists and learn of the city's history. Includes biographical sketches of painters and reproductions of artworks.
"Claudia has always been the most outrageous kid in her class...until Ashley Wyeth comes along, Ashley's really different--she wears hippie clothes, has six holes in her ears, and is the most fantastic artist Claudia has ever met. Ashley says Claudia has artistic talent, too. She thinks Claudia should spend more time on her "calling" and forget about the Baby-sitters Club: It's just a waste of time. The Baby-sitters are sick of Ashley Wyeth, and...
"Seventeen-year-old Charlotte 'Charlie' Ryder, a girl from a working class family whose talent for the arts has gained her entry into the exclusive St. Anne's school, is drawn into the circle of the larger-than-life Julia Buchanan, a former senator's daughter"--
"Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away...so she decided to run not from somewhere but to somewhere. That was how Claudia and her brother, Jamie, ended up living in the Metropolitan Museum of Art-and right in the middle of a mystery that made headlines."-- Page  of cover.
After surviving sixth grade, Rafe expects seventh grade to be a fun zone because he has been accepted to art school in the big city, but when he discovers it is more competitive than he expected, he sets out to turn his boring life into the inspiration for a work of art.