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  • Renaissance

    Renaissance1999

    by Andrew Langley

    (29)

    Summary: An overview of the philosophy, inventions, art, government, religion, and daily life of the Renaissance.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 940.21 LAN

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Renaissance [downloadable ebook]

    Renaissance2009

    (2)

    Summary: Learn about the Renaissance period with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. The word "Renaissance" means "rebirth" in French. It was first used by French historian Jules Michelet in...  more »

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  • Jepp, who defied the stars [downloadable audiobook]

    Jepp, who defied the stars2012

    by Katherine Marsh

    (1,421)

    Summary: Jepp, a teenage dwarf living in 16th century Europe, leaves home to seek his destiny.

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  • Stravaganza [downloadable ebook] / city of ships

    Stravaganza / city of ships2010

    by Mary Hoffman

    Summary: Feeling inferior to her talented twin brother, teenaged Isabel is transported to a parallel world that resembles the Italian Renaissance city-state of Ravenna, where she tries to save the city from attack by the fierce Gate people.

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  • Renaissance places

    Renaissance places1992

    by Sarah Howarth

    (4)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 940.2 HOW

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Renaissance

    The Renaissance2014

    by Michael Halvorson

    (9)

    Summary: Was the Renaissance just a period of extraordinary art and architecture? This volume examines the major developments of the Renaissance era from its beginnings in Italian city/states to later...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.21 HAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Renaissance

    The Renaissance2007

    by James A Corrick

    Series: World History Series

    (41)

    Summary: Describes the Renaissance, including education, religious reform, transformation of kingdoms into nations, commerce, the arts, literature, and science.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.21 COR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The swerve : how the world became modern

    The swerve : how the world became modern2011

    by Stephen Greenblatt

    (27,966)

    Summary: In this book the author transports readers to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.21 GRE

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  • Renaissance and Reformation

    Renaissance and Reformation2007

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.21 REN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Heretics and heroes : how Renaissance artists and Reformation Priests created our world

    Heretics and heroes : how Renaissance artists and Reformation Priests created our world2013

    by Thomas Cahill

    Series: Hinges Of History

    (1,174)

    BOOK

    Call #: 940 CAH

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 1434 : the year a magnificent Chinese fleet sailed to Italy and ignited the Renaissance

    1434 : the year a magnificent Chinese fleet sailed to Italy and ignited the Renaissance2008

    by Gavin Menzies

    (1,352)

    Summary: The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of classical Greece and Rome. But...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 945.05 MEN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Borgias : the hidden history

    The Borgias : the hidden history2013

    by G. J Meyer

    (1,869)

    Summary: Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. J. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait of the infamous Renaissance family and their storied...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 945 MEY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci2003

    by Stewart Ross

    Series: Scientists Who Made History

    (1)

    Summary: A biography of the versatile Renaissance artist in the context of his times, describing some of his achievements in painting, architecture, engineering, sculpture, and science.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LEONARDO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stravaganza [downloadable ebook] / city of masks

    Stravaganza / city of masks2002

    by Mary Hoffman

    (15,427)

    Summary: While sick in bed with cancer, Lucien begins making journeys to Belleza, a place in a parallel world resembling Renaissance Venice, and becomes caught up in the political intrigues surrounding the Duchessa who rules the city.

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  • Blood water paint

    Blood water paint2018

    by Joy McCullough

    (6,109)

    Summary: In Renaissance Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi endures the subjugation of women that allows her father to take credit for her extraordinary paintings, rape and the ensuing trial, and torture, buoyed by...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MCCULLOUGH

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Borgias [CD book] : the hidden history

    The Borgias : the hidden history2013

    by G. J Meyer (read by Enn Reitel )

    (1,869)

    Summary: The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 945 MEY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Michelangelo for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities

    Michelangelo for kids : his life and ideas, with 21 activities2016

    by Simonetta Carr

    (19)

    Summary: Art historian Simonetta Carr draws on recent scholarship that challenges the traditional view of Michelangelo as a recluse. Readers will also learn about the complex and fluid era of the Italian...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B MICHELANGELO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Borgias [DVD]. Season 3

    The Borgias . Season 32013

    Summary: Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias, the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons and poisonously seductive daughter, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BORGIAS S3

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  • A brightness long ago

    A brightness long ago2019

    by Guy Gavriel Kay

    (4,065)

    Summary: "International bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay's latest work is set in a world evoking early Renaissance Italy and offers an extraordinary cast of characters whose lives come together through...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F KAY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic tree house collection. [downloadable audiobook] / Books 38 & 39

    Magic tree house collection. / Books 38 & 392008

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    (217)

    Summary: Join Jack and Annie as they travel back to the time of the Renaissance, an amazing period when great art and new ideas flourished in Europe and helped change the world. Then jump into a stormy and...  more »

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  • Stravaganza : city of secrets

    Stravaganza : city of secrets2010

    by Mary Hoffman

    Series: Stravaganza - #4

    (3,802)

    Summary: 17-year-old Nick discovers that he has the power to travel between his home in contemporary London and 16th-century Talia, a country in which some magic and sorcery is possible. In his own time, Nick...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HOFFMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Da Vinci and his times

    Da Vinci and his times2006

    by Andrew Langley

    Series: Eyewitness Books

    (42)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 709.2 LAN

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Midnight magic

    Midnight magic1999

    by Avi

    (3,917)

    Summary: In Italy in 1491, Mangus the magician and his apprentice are summoned to the castle of Duke Claudio to determine if his daughter is indeed being haunted by a ghost.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F AVI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The 100 most influential painters & sculptors of the Renaissance [downloadable ebook]

    The 100 most influential painters & sculptors of the Renaissance2010

    (1)

    EBOOK

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  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance2007

    by Nathan Irvin Huggins

    (163)

    Summary: A milestone in the study of African-American life and culture, this classic history has been reissued with a new foreword by biographer Arnold Rampersad. As Rampersad notes, "Harlem Renaissance...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.55 HUG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Painters of the Renaissance [downloadable ebook]

    Painters of the Renaissance2012

    (1)

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  • Art of the Italian Renaissance

    Art of the Italian Renaissance1988

    by Andre Chastel

    (19)

    BOOK

    Call #: 759.5 CHA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The art of the Renaissance

    The art of the Renaissance1985

    by Peter Murray

    (122)

    BOOK

    Call #: 709.024 MUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Harlem Renaissance lives from the African American national biography

    Harlem Renaissance lives from the African American national biography2009

    Summary: "Centered in Harlem, New York City, the movement that became known as the Harlem Renaissance sprung up in major black urban centers throughout the United States, the Caribbean, the British West...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.55 HAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All's faire in middle school

    All's faire in middle school2017

    by Victoria Jamieson , illustrator

    (13,326)

    Summary: Homeschooled by Renaissance Fair enthusiasts, eleven-year-old Imogene has a hard time fitting in when her wish to enroll in public school is granted.

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN JAM

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Katie and the Mona Lisa

    Katie and the Mona Lisa1999

    by James Mayhew

    Series: Katie Books (James Mayhew)

    (338)

    Summary: At the art museum, while her grandmother dozes, Katie steps into the painting of the Mona Lisa and together they have adventures with the characters from four other well-known Renaissance paintings. Includes informationabout the artists.

    BOOK

    Call #: E MAYHEW

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The falcon always wings twice : a Meg Langslow mystery

    The falcon always wings twice : a Meg Langslow mystery2020

    by Donna Andrews

    Series: Meg Langslow Mysteries - #27

    (784)

    Summary: When Meg's grandmother Cordelia hosts a Renaissance Faire at her craft center, the whole family is put to work: Meg handles the blacksmithing, Michael and the boys will be performing, and no one...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANDREWS

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Well met

    Well met2019

    by Jen DeLuca

    Series: Well Met Novels - #1

    (31,971)

    Summary: Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to the small town of Willow Creek, Maryland, for the summer to help her sister recover from an accident, but who could anticipate getting...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DELUCA

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Well played

    Well played2020

    by Jen DeLuca

    Series: Well Met Novels - #2

    (6,026)

    Summary: Stacey is jolted when her friends Simon and Emily get engaged. She knew she was putting her life on hold when she stayed in Willow Creek to care for her sick mother, but it's been years now, and even...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DELUCA

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Michelangelo

    Michelangelo1996

    by Gabriella Di Cagno

    Series: Art Masters

    (11)

    Summary: Briefly examines the life of the renowned Italian artist and traces the development of his art.

    BOOK

    Call #: 709.2 MIC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The art of Michelangelo

    The art of Michelangelo1989

    by Nathaniel Harris

    (4)

    Summary: Gives a critique of Michelangelo's works as well as highlights from his life.

    BOOK

    Call #: 709.2 MIC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dave at night [downloadable audiobook]

    Dave at night2007

    by Gail Carson Levine

    (3,243)

    Summary: If nobody wants him, that's fine. He'll just take care of himself. When his father dies, Dave knows nothing will ever be the same. And then it happens. Dave lands in an orphanage -- the cold and...  more »

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  • Leonardo

    Leonardo1984

    by Jack Wasserman

    (11)

    BOOK

    Call #: 759.5 WAS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Raphael

    Raphael2001

    by Mike Venezia

    Series: Getting To Know The World's Greatest Artists

    (42)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B RAPHAEL

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci2005

    by Kathleen Krull

    Series: Giants Of Science (Viking)

    (267)

    BOOK

    Call #: B LEONARDO DA VINCI YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details