Art History Booklist

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Book recommendations pertaining to Art History.

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
Vincent's Starry Night and Other StoriesBird, Michael2016MGPrehistory40,000 BCE - 2014 CEVariousVariousArt HistoryNFCB
The First DrawingGerstein, Mordicai2013LEPrehistory30,000 BCEEuropeFranceStone Age
Cave Art
NFPB
Boy of the Painted CaveDenzel, Justin1988MGPrehistory20,000 BCEEuropeFranceStone AgeFCB
Brush of the GodsLook, Lenore2013LEEarly Medieval689-758AsiaChinaTang Dynasty
Wu Daozi
NF
B
PB
A Single ShardPark, Linda Sue2001UMGHigh Middle Ages1100-1199AsiaKoreaMedieval KoreaFCB
The ApprenticeLlorente, Pilar Molina1989MGRenaissance1400-1500EuropeItalyArt HistoryFCB
Marguerite Makes a BookRobertson, Bruce1999LE
MG
Renaissance1400EuropeFranceIlluminated Manuscripts
Art History
FPB
The Second Mrs. GiocondaKonigsburg, E.L.1998UMG
YA
Renaissance1450-1459EuropeItalyLeonardo da VinciFCB
Leonardo da VinciStanley, Diane2000LE
MG
Renaissance1452-1519EuropeItalyLeonardo da VinciNF
Bio
PB
MichelangeloStanley, Diane2003LE
MG
Renaissance1475-1564EuropeItalyMichelangeloNF
Bio
PB
Stone Giant: Michelangelo's David and How He Came to BeSutcliffe, Jane2014LERenaissance1475-1564EuropeItalyMichelangeloNF
Bio
PB
Leonardo's ShadowGrey, Christopher2008UMG
YA
Renaissance1497EuropeItalyLeonardo da VinciF
Bio
N
I, Juan de ParejaDe Trevino, Elizabeth Borton1965UMGEnlightenment1610-1660EuropeSpainBaroqueFCB
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh BrothersHeiligman, Deborah2019UMG
YA
Industrial Age1852-1891EuropeFranceVan GoghNFCB
Mornings With MonetRosenstock, Barb2021LEIndustrial Age1880EuropeFranceMonetNFPB
Linnea in Monet's GardenBjork, Christina1985LE
MG
Industrial Age1880EuropeFranceMonetFPB
CB
People of the BookBrooks, Geraldine2008YA
A
Modern Age1996SarajevoBosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo HaggadahFN

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List of abbreviations:
Reading Age Genre Format
LE = lower elementary
MG = middle grade (8-12 yrs.)
UMG = upper-middle grade (11-14 yrs.)
YA = young adult (14+)
A = adult (18+)
NF - non fiction
F = fiction
Bio = biography
HF = historical fantasy
AH = alternate history
OV - own voices
M = mythology
S = spine book
PB = picture book
GN = graphic novel
ER = early reader
CB = chapter book
B = book (NF)
N = novel