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My dd13 told me she wanted to learn more about artists. I'm thinking of using Meet the Masters for our art curriculum next year however I'm wanting to add in some books of each artists. We will be using track A which includes Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Winslow Homer, Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt, Piet Mondrian, and M.C., Escher



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The Artists in Their Time series looks interesting and just about right for this level. We own the Picasso and we are planning on using it next year for ds9's fifth grade studies. I'm also adding Linnea in Monet's Garden, which I think we will enjoy here.


Ds (turning 10 just in time for fifth grade) enjoys the silly and the fun, and thus thoroughly enjoys reading Mike Venezia's Getting To Know The World's Greatest Artist Series, even though they may be a bit "young". I started reading these to him when he was in first grade, but since third grade he's been reading them himself and asks me for more :)


Anholt's series is an excellent introduction too, as are the Katie series by James Mayhew. However, these I'm using primarily for my first grader who will be doing art with us, but I know ds will be glad to join in. 





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