Snowflake Bentley

Author: Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Winner of the 1999 Caldecott Medal "Of all the forms of water the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow are incomparably the most beautiful and varied." -- Wilson Bentley (1865-1931) From the time he was a small boy in Vermont, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley's enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: no two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly beautiful. His story is gracefully told and brought to life in lovely woodcuts, giving children insight into a soul who had not only a scientist's vision and perseverance but a clear passion for the wonders of nature. Snowflake Bentley won the 1999 Caldecott Medal.

Bentley's Snowflakes

Author: W. A. Bentley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Design

Page: 48

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576 graceful, black-and-white snowflake patterns, captured by photographer W. A. Bentley for use as research and teaching aids for scientists and art instructors, now provide an inexhaustible source of design inspiration. Ideal for a host of creative projects or for browsers intrigued by the intricacy and beauty of design in the natural world.

The Snowflake Man

A Biography of Wilson A. Bentley

Author: Duncan C. Blanchard

Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company

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Category: Science

Page: 237

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This is a biography of Wilson Alwyn Bentley, the farmer from Jericho, Vermont, who took over five thousand photomicrographs of ice, dew, frost, and -- especially -- snow crystals. Although his photographs were taken between 1885 and 1931, they have never been equalled and are in great demand today. Bentley's story is one of courage and persistence against tremendous odds. He taught himself how to photograph snow crystals through a microscope while still in his teens and then pursued his obsession for years before having the beauty and scientific value of his work recognised by others. 'The Snowflake Man' lays open the life of a simple, self-educated, sensitive man who pursued natural beauty with microscope and camera for nearly fifty years. The book contains 30 black and white photographs.

Snow Country

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Page: 216

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In the 87 issues of Snow Country published between 1988 and 1999, the reader can find the defining coverage of mountain resorts, ski technique and equipment, racing, cross-country touring, and the growing sport of snowboarding during a period of radical change. The award-winning magazine of mountain sports and living tracks the environmental impact of ski area development, and people moving to the mountains to work and live.

Snowflakes & Quilts

Author: Paula Nadelstern

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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Learn how to create the endless variations found in snowflakes, plus how to draft a design, make templates, and piece successfully. Includes 11 snowflake patterns.

Skiing Heritage Journal

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Page: 40

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Skiing Heritage is a quarterly Journal of original, entertaining, and informative feature articles on skiing history. Published by the International Skiing History Association, its contents support ISHA's mission "to preserve skiing history and to increase awareness of the sport's heritage."

Snowflakes in Photographs

Author: W. A. Bentley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Photography

Page: 80

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Over 850 illustrations of snow crystals, photographed by Bentley during a 50-year period, for use by artists, designers, and craftspeople in a variety of creative projects.

Snow Crystals

Author: W. A. Bentley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Photography

Page: 226

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Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates.

Yankee

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Category: New England

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The Weather Book

Author: Jack Williams

Publisher: Vintage

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Category: Nature

Page: 227

View: 676

A guide to America's weather features full-color graphics from "USA Today" and discussions of hurricanes, blizzards, heat waves, cold fronts, tornadoes and draughts