New Release Books by Leonard Everett Fisher

Leonard Everett Fisher is the author of The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient China (2003), The Potters (2001), Sky, Sea, the Jetty, and Me (2001), Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Norse (2001) and other 54 books.

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The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient China

release date: Jan 01, 2003
The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient China
Brings to life sixteen deities of the ancient Chinese world, highlighting their accomplishments, their deeds, their powers, and how they reflected the lives and activities of the mortals on Earth.

The Potters

release date: Jan 01, 2001
The Potters
Discusses the history, use, and manufacture of pottery in colonial America.

Sky, Sea, the Jetty, and Me

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Sky, Sea, the Jetty, and Me
A young boy describes how a storm sweeps over the ocean jetty where he likes to spend time.

Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Norse

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Norse
Gives the history of fourteen of the principal gods and goddesses of the ancient Norse, explaining their powers, their duties, and their images.

Colonial Craftsmen Group 4

release date: Sep 01, 2000
Colonial Craftsmen Group 4
This series of books by the distinguished author and artist Leonard Everett Fisher explores the lives, times and occupations of American colonists. Accompanied by beautiful illustrations depicting early America, this series blends both the history of the times with its crafts. Widely hailed when they were first published, the books are again being made available to a whole new generation of readers.

The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

release date: Mar 01, 1999
The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
Relates the history of the gods and goddesses worshipped by the ancient Egyptians and describes how they were depicted.

The Great Wall Of China

release date: Aug 01, 1995
The Great Wall Of China
A brief history of the Great Wall of China, begun about 2,200 years ago to keep out Mongol invaders.

Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Maya

release date: Jan 01, 1999
Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Maya
Offers a detailed look at the twelve most important Mayan gods and their powers, complete with bold illustration, map, biography, pronunciation guide and more.

Alexander Graham Bell

release date: Jan 01, 1999
Alexander Graham Bell
A biography of the prolific inventor who had a keen interest in voice and sound and who worked tirelessly on behalf of deaf people.

The Homemakers

release date: Jan 01, 1998
The Homemakers
Describes how four staples--candles, soap, brooms, and cider--were made in colonial times.

To Bigotry, No Sanction

release date: Jan 01, 1998
To Bigotry, No Sanction
The history of the oldest Jewish house of worship in the United States, the Touro Synagogue, which was built in Newport, Rhode Island, between 1759 and 1763.

Anasazi

release date: Jan 01, 1997
Anasazi
Describes the day-to-day life of the Anasazi Indians.

Gutenberg

release date: Jan 01, 1993
Gutenberg
A biography of the fifteenth-century German printer who revolutionized printing with the invention of movable type.

The Schoolmasters

release date: Jan 01, 1997
The Schoolmasters
Describes what education and the schools were like in colonial times.

The ABC Exhibit

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The ABC Exhibit
Introduces the letters of the alphabet in pictures of objects from Acrobat to Zinnia.

Gandhi

release date: Jan 01, 1995
Gandhi
A biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.

Remington and Russell

release date: Aug 01, 1994
Remington and Russell
A lavishly illustrated, full-color guidebook covers the lives, works, and notable contributions of two important artists of the American West.

Kinderdike

release date: Jan 01, 1994
Kinderdike
When a baby and a kitten are found safe and dry after a disastrous flood in 1421, the people of a village in southern Holland decide to rebuild.

The White House

release date: Jan 01, 1989
The White House
A history of the White House and its inhabitants from 1790, when a site for the new capital was chosen, to the present day.

The Oregon Trail

release date: Jan 01, 1990
The Oregon Trail
Charts the journey of those who followed the Oregon Trail in the first half of the nineteenth century, describes the obstacles and dangers they encountered, and discusses the Trail's eventual decline with the introduction of the cross-country railroad.

Marie Curie

release date: Jan 01, 1994
Marie Curie
The story of the scientist who, with her husband, discovered radium and changed the world

The Tower of London

release date: Jan 01, 1987
The Tower of London
Characterizes the Tower and its people during the turbulent years of the forming of the British nation from 1078 through 1666.

Cyclops

release date: Sep 01, 1993
Cyclops
Describes the encounter between the cyclops Polyphemus and Odysseus and his men after the end of the Trojan War.

The Statue of Liberty

release date: Jan 01, 1985
The Statue of Liberty
Recounts the history of one of the largest monuments in the world, including how it was executed in France, shipped to America, and erected in New York Harbor.

Masterpieces of American Painting

release date: Jan 01, 1985

Ellis Island

release date: Jan 01, 1986
Ellis Island
A history of immigration through the port of New York, with special focus on the processing at Ellis Island.

Sailboat Lost

release date: Jan 01, 1991
Sailboat Lost
Two boys are stranded when their boat is carried away by a high tide and then rescued when it returns.

The Olympians

release date: Feb 01, 1989
The Olympians
Offers brief biographical sketches of the twelve gods and goddesses that reside on Mount Olympus including such information as their Roman names, their parents, and the symbols that represent them.

Number Art

Number Art
Traces the development of the various number systems that have been used in the world, including the Arabic, Chinese, Egyptian, Gothic, Greek, Roman, and Sanskrit systems.

Theseus and the Minotaur

release date: Jan 01, 1992
Theseus and the Minotaur
Retells the Greek myth of the hero Theseus and his battle with the bull-headed monster called the Minotaur.

Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon

release date: Jan 01, 1988
Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon
Discusses the history of the pyramids of Teotihuacan and of the Aztecs, how they evolved from the Toltecs, how they lived and worshipped, and how they were overcome by the Spaniards.

Noonan

Noonan
A knock on the head with a baseball catapults a young baseball player one hundred years into the future to the year 1996.

Leonard Everett Fisher's Liberty Book

Leonard Everett Fisher's Liberty Book
A collection of eighteenth-century quotes, maxims, songs, poems, documents, and speeches defining and celebrating liberty.

Storm at the jetty

Storm at the jetty
Levi watches a violent thunderstorm attack his favorite place on the jetty.

The Art Experience: Oil Painting, 15th-19th Centuries

The Art Experience: Oil Painting, 15th-19th Centuries
Discusses, with reference to specific paintings, the technique of oil painting and its development over four centuries.

Tracks Across America

release date: Jan 01, 1992
Tracks Across America
Examines the development of the railroad in the United States from its nineteenth-century beginnings to the end of that century.
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