Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Celebrating Architects: 37 Books for Children

from The Wast-West House

I. Biographies
  1. Estrada, Pau. (2017). A Stroll with Mr. Gaudi. Lyndhurst, NJ: Lectorum. 
  2. Going, K.L. (2017). The Shape of the World: A Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright. Illustrated by Lauren Stringer. New York: Beach Lane Books.
  3. Guarnaccia, Steven. (2010). The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 
  4. Hale, Christy. (2012). Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building. New York: Lee & Low Books. (550L)
  5. Hale, Christy. (2009). The East-West House: Noguchi's Childhood in Japan. New York: Lee & Low Books. (760L)
  6. Harshman, Marc. (2017). Fallingwater: The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterpiece. Illustrated by Anna Egan Smucker. New york: Roaring Brook Press. (620L)
  7. Harvey, Jeanne Walker. (2017). Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines. Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk. New York: Henry Holt and Company. (800L)
  8. Mannis, Celeste. (2006). Julia Morgan Built a Castle. Illustrated by Miles Hyman. New York: Viking Juvenile. (930L)
  9. Maynar, David. (2017). Gaudi (Los mas grandes para los mas pequeños. Illustrated by Mariano Veloy. Lectio Ediciones. 
  10. Rodriguez, Rachel Victoria . (2009). Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni Gaudi. Illustrated by Julie Paschkis. New York: Henry Holt and Company. (550L)
  11. Winter, Jeanette. (2017). The World is Not A Rectangle. New York: Beach Lane Books. (760L)

II. Fictional
  1. Alling, Niki. (2012). When I Build With Blocks. Create Space.
  2. Barton, BNyron. (1990). Building a House. New York: Mulberry Books.
  3. Beaty, Andrea. (2007). Iggy Peck, Architect. Illustrated by David Roberts.New York: Harry N. Abrams. 
  4. Laden. Nina. (2016). Roberto: The Insect Architect. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.  (630L)
  5. Stein, Joshua David. (2018). Brick: Who Found Herself in Architecture. Illustrated by Julia Rothman. New York: Phaidon Press.
  6. Tailfeather, Speck Lee. (2013). Architecture According to Pigeons. New York: Phaidon Press.
  7. Viva, Frank. (2013). Young Frank, Architect. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 

III. Informational Text/Compilations

  1. Armstrong, Simon. (2015). Cool Architect: Filled with Fantastic Facts for Kids of all Ages. New York: Pavilion.
  2. Beck, Barbara. (2014). The Future Architect's Handbook. New York: Schiffer.
  3. Cornille, Didier. (2014). Who Built That? Skyscrapers: An Introduction to Skyscrapers and Their Architects. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.
  4. Cornille, Didier. (2014). Who Built That? Modern Houses: An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.
  5. Dillon, Patrick. (2014). The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond. Illustrated by Stephen Biesty.  Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
  6. Gibbons, Gail. (1990). How a House is Built. New York: Holiday House.
  7. Heine, Florian. (2014). 13 Architects Children Should Know. New York: Prestel.
  8. Laroche, Gilles. (2011). If You Lived Here: Houses of the World. Boston, MA: HMH Books for Young Readers.
  9. Macaulay, David and Sheila Keenan. (2015). Castle and How it Works. New York: Square Fish.
  10. Paxman, Christine. (2012). From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers. New York: Prestel.
  11. Rebscher, Suzanne. (2018). Where's the Architect: From Pyramids to Skyscrapers. An Architecture Look and Find Book. Illustrated by Annabelle Von Sperber. New York: Prestel Junior. 
  12. Ritchie, Scot. (2011). Look at that Building: A First Book of Structures. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press. (600L)
  13. Roeder, Annette. (2009). 13 Buildings Children should Know. New York: Prestel.
  14. Schmermund, Elizabeth. (2017). Architecture: Cool Women Who Design Structures (Girls in Science). Illustrated by Lena Chandhok. White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press. (1050L)
  15. Tran, Han & Christinia Chung. (2013). Geometry through Architecture: The Chartres Cathedral. Illustrated by Tong Wu. San Mateo, CA: Hands On Prints.

IV. Concept

  1. Crosbie, Michael & Steve Rosenthal. (2000). Arches to ZigZags: An Architecture ABC. New York: Preservation Press.
  2. Crosbie, Michael. (1993). Architectural Shapes. New York: Preservation Press.
  3. Crosbie, Michael & Steve Rosenthal. (1993). Architecture Colors. New York: Preservation Press.
  4. Crosbie, Michael & Steve Rosenthal. (1993). Architecture Counts. New York: Preservation Press.
  5. Litton, Jonathan. (2018). Baby 101: Architecture for Babies. Illustrated by Thomas Elliot. New York: Doubleday Books for Young Readers


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