Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance Artist and Inventor

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Teacher Created Materials, Jul 30, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Leonardo da Vinci lived during the Italian Renaissance, a time of great ideas and innovation. This enlightening biography details da Vinci's early life, including his apprenticeship with artist Andrea del Verrocchio. Through detailed, stunning photos and images, easy-to-read text, and captivating facts, children will learn about some of da Vinci's greatest works of art, including The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa, and will discover how da Vinci perfectly embodied the spirit of the Renaissance. A glossary and index are provided to aid students in better understanding of the content and vocabulary. This book also includes an in-class activity to further students' understanding of one of da Vinci's inventions.

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Stephanie Herweck Paris has been in education for over 15 years. She has indulged her passion for education by spending time as an elementary classroom teacher, an elementary school computer and technology specialist, an educational activist, and an author of numerous resources for Shell Education and Teacher Created Materials.

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