23 Results
23 Results
Hot pink : the life & fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli —Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

Presents the life and accomplishments of the fashion designer, from her early life of poverty, to her successes in the Paris fashion world, her collaboration with well-known artists of her day, and the influence of her i...

Jean Lafitte : the pirate who saved America —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

A high-action portrait of the infamous historical pirate who pursued high-seas ambitions as a youth before settling down in New Orleans describes how he became a respected businessman, made pivotal contributions to the W...

Degas and the dance : the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Explores the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist who devoted most of his artwork to the subject of ballet.

Maya Lin : thinking with her hands —Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is one of the most famous memorials in the world. But most people are not as familiar with the college student who won the design competition to build it. This carefully ...

The Anne Frank case : Simon Wiesenthal's search for the truth —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Examines how Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal set out to prove that Anne Frank's diary was not a hoax.

Whaam! : the art & life of Roy Lichtenstein —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Explores Roy Lichtenstein's work, life, and his groundbreaking influence on the art world. In Roy's long career as a teacher, artist, and innovator, he changed the way that people thought about art and how artists though...

Fireflies in the dark : the story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the children of Terezin —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Covers the years during which Friedl Dicker, a Jewish woman from Czechoslovakia, taught art to children at the Terezin Concentration Camp. Includes art created by teacher and students, excerpts from diaries, and intervie...

Coco Chanel : pearls, perfume, and the little black dress —Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

"Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco's...

Searching for Anne Frank : letters from Amsterdam to Iowa —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Provides a glimpse of life during World War II in both the Netherlands and the United States through the correspondence of Anne Frank and her Iowa pen pals.

Delicious : the life & art of Wayne Thiebaud —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Chronicles the life and career of American painter Wayne Thiebaud, discussing his depictions of foods, people, farms, cities, and other subjects.

Emily good as gold —Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Emily Gold, a learning disabled thirteen-year-old, struggles to be independent from her overprotective parents.

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