Bibliography: Shape and Color

Alexander, Heather. A Child’s Introduction to Art: The World’s Greatest Paintings and Sculptures. Black Dog and Lebenthal Publishers, 2014

Bittinger, Gayle. Holiday Piggyback Songs. Totline Publications, 1998.

dePaola, Tomie. The Art Lesson. Scholastic, 1998.

Finger, Brad. 13 Modern Artists Children Should Know. Prestel, 2012.

Flux, Paul. How Artists Use Color. Heinemann, 2001.

Flux, Paul. How Artists Use Shape. Heinemann, 2001.

Gogh, Vincent van. Vincent’s Colors. Metropilitan Museum of Art, 2006.

Hall, Michael. Perfect Square.  Scholastic, 2011.

Heller, Ruth. Color. Putnam and Grosset, 1995.

Karas, G. Brian. The Class Artist. Greenwillow Books: 2001.

Mayhew. Katie’s Picture Show. Orchard Book, 1993.
    Note: Several books by this author help students explore a variety of artists.

Raczka, Bob. No One Saw: Ordinary Things Through the Eyes of an Artist. Millbrook Press, 2002.

Tison, Annette and Talus Taylor. Adventures of Three Colors. Merrill Publishing, 1980.

Tucker, Sian. The Shapes Game. Holt and Company, 1989.

Venezia, Mike. Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists: Van Gogh. Children’s Press, 1988.
    Note: Several titles in the series. Especailly good for older students.

Resources for 911

Aubin, Cheryl Somers. The Survivor Tree: Inspired by a True Story. Callery Press: 2011.

Kalman, Maira. Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey. G. P. Putnam, 2002.