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The Moor’s Last Stand

The Moor’s Last Stand:
How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End

by Elizabeth Drayson

I wanted to show why his life matters – and the meanings it now has at this time of extreme tension between the west and the Islamic states.

The last Muslim King in Spain


May 22, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Summer Birds

Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian
By Margarita Engle
Illustrated by Julie Paschkis

In the Middle Ages, people believed that insects were evil, born from mud in a process called spontaneous generation. Maria Merian was only a child, but she disagreed. She watched carefully as caterpillars spun themselves cocoons, which opened to reveal summer birds, or butterflies and moths. Maria studied the whole life cycle of the summer birds, and documented what she learned in vibrant paintings.

This is the story of one young girl who took the time to observe and learn, and in so doing disproved a theory that went all the way back to ancient Greece.

Maria Merian’s Butterflies: The Illustrated Story of How a 17th-Century Woman Forever Changed the Course of Science Through Art


May 21, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Funville Adventures!

A math-inspired children’s book

A math-inspired fantasy adventure where functions come to life as magical beings.


May 17, 2017 at 5:25 am Leave a comment



May 11, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

ART: Free Books Online

Guggenheim Museum Releases Over 200 Modern Art Books Online for Free

May 7, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

C Cat

Cat the hunter, the devil, the sorcerer, the incarnation of evil, exists side with the creature of angelic grace, the protector of the hearth, the hero of countless adventures.

Jean Burden

May 3, 2017 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

The Dance of the Violin

The Dance of the Violin

by Kathy Stinson

Based on a true story about what happened when Joshua Bell made a big mistake at his first competition


April 2, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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