Thursday, March 2, 2017

Display: Glasses! Eyes! Looking! Seeing!

Written and Illustrated by Lauren Child
Lola is going to the optician. She has decided that she absolutely MUST have glasses. Charlie says, You'll only get glasses if you really, really need them. But Lola says, I really DO need them, Charlie.

Written and Illustrated by Eric Barclay
Though Paige claims, "I can see just fine," her parents grow concerned and decide it's time for Paige to visit the eye doctor. Paige remains defiant until she finds the perfect frames and more importantly, perfect eyesight.

Written by Theo LeSieg
Illustrated by Joe Mathieu
A boy and rabbit both have two eyes that see all kinds of things, from blue and red to a bird and a bed.

By Shelley Rotner
This introduction to how humans and other animals see also includes an interactive game in which readers guess which eye belongs to which animal.

By Joel Meyerowitz
Uses photographs to provide examples on how to interpret and appreciate photographs, offering advice on characteristics such as color, timing, and emotion.

By Mary McCarthy
Detailed collage illustrations accompanied by simple text present expanding views of familiar objects in nature, such as a bug and a flower.

By Raphael Fejto
Glasses are worn by young and old all over the world! But how were they invented?

By Silvia Borando
From up close and far away, things can look so different. Can you guess what animals you're looking at as they zoom in, then zoom back out?

By David Macaulay
Introduces young readers to the nature and structure of the eye and the process through which the eye and the brain work together to create vision.

By Wanda Coven
When she gets glasses, Heidi's friend Lucy gets a lot of attention at school, and eight-year-old Heidi decides that she must have glasses too, until her Aunt Trudy helps her to see that she really does not need them.

By Carol Ballard
Looks at human vision, including how it works, what its purposes are, how some disorders affect the way people see, and how to maintain healthy eyes.

By Laura Loria
The sense of sight shapes our comprehension of the world around us. Each layer of the eye plays an integral part in helping to convert light into electrical impulses that the brain can process. Beyond learning about the structure of the eyes, readers will think critically about how eyesight affects their lives. This volume also describes common vision problems and how to treat them. Each concept is fully explained and illustrated in full color, comprising a fundamental guide to vision.

By Martha E. H. Rustad
This photo-illustrated book for young readers describes how seeing works and what we learn about our surroundings through our sense of sight.

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