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The Resource A thousand glass flowers : Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead, Evan Turk

A thousand glass flowers : Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead, Evan Turk

Label
A thousand glass flowers : Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead
Title
A thousand glass flowers
Title remainder
Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead
Statement of responsibility
Evan Turk
Title variation
Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Marietta and her family lived on the island of Murano, near Venice, as all glassmakers did in the early Renaissance. Her father, Angelo Barovier, was a true master of glass. Marietta longed to create gorgeous glass too, but glass was men's work. One day her father showed her how to shape the scalding-hot material into a work of art, and Marietta was mesmerized. Her skills grew and grew. Marietta worked until she created her own unique glass bead: the rosetta. Small but precious, the beautiful beads grew popular around the world and became as valuable as gold. The young girl who was once told she could not create art was now the woman who would leave her mark on glasswork for centuries to come." -- Amazon.com
  • As a child in fifteenth-century Murano, Italy, Marietta Barovier is drawn to her father's workshop and, although glass blowing is men's work, she later revives the lost art of millefiori
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turk, Evan
Dewey number
  • [E]
  • 748.20282
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 4-8
  • Grades K-1
Intended audience source
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers
LC call number
HD8039.G52
LC item number
I88 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barovier, Marietta
  • Women glassworkers
  • Glass blowing and working
  • Millefiori glass
  • Barovier, Marietta
  • Women glassworkers
  • Glass blowing and working
  • Millefiori glass
  • Sex role
  • Family life
  • Murano (Italy)
  • Italy
  • Glass blowing and working
  • Millefiori glass
  • Women glassworkers
  • Italy
  • JUVENILE FICTION / General
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A thousand glass flowers : Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead, Evan Turk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1111654426
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781534410343
Lccn
2019031906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1111654426
Label
A thousand glass flowers : Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead, Evan Turk
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1111654426
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781534410343
Lccn
2019031906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1111654426

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