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City Alphabet

by Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Matt Beam
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: alphabet, city & town life, photography

The urban landscape is alive with words. You only have to look to find them -- bold, brassy and obvious, or hidden, secret and mysterious. It's this intriguing aspect of the city that Matt Beam has captured in his photographs - words spray-painted on walls, etched in concrete, carved into wood, stuck onto glass. He and Joanne Schwartz have collabor …

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Mirror with a Memory

A Nation's Story in Photographs

by Janice Weaver
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 9
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: photography

Canada and the art of photography came into existence together in the middle of the nineteenth century. Both had shaky beginnings — one was an upstart country struggling to emerge from the shadow of its great neighbor, the other a rough art form capable of capturing only blurred, grainy images — but each eventually came into its own. Today, Can …

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Photographing Greatness

The Story of Karsh

by lian goodall
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: photography, social activists

Yousuf Karsh emigrated to North America from Turkey in the 1920s, eventually settling in Ottawa. An early interest in photography inspired him to open his own studio. As he became known for the quality of his work, Karsh’s close proximity to powerful leaders in Ottawa led to commissions of portraits of politicians. He became known as the worlds …

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El abuelo

by Debbie Bailey, illustrated by Susan Huszar
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: multigenerational, photography

This innovative series grew out of a desire to provide all children with the opportunity to see themselves within the books they are reading and to identify with the children and families they see. The diversity of today’s families is clearly captured. The simple text and engaging photographs explore the relationship between very young children a …

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Brothers

by Debbie Bailey, illustrated by Susan Huszar
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: siblings, photography

The Talk-About-Books series is designed to enhance a baby or toddler’s first collection of books.

Brothers explores a young child’s world using photographs of a variety of children in natural settings, interacting with their brothers.

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Clothes

by Debbie Bailey, illustrated by Susan Huszar
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: photography, clothing & dress

This innovative series grew out of a desire to provide all children with the opportunity to see themselves within the books they are reading and to identify with the children and families they see. The diversity of today’s families is clearly captured. The simple text and engaging photographs explore the relationship between very young children a …

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