Tucson Festival of Books

See It, Think It, Use It

Amy Herman's new book, "smART," presents a three-step program to help kids convert what they see into how they think. In short, open eyes can light up our brains, and that doesn't just apply to children!

Amy Herman

Amy Herman is a lawyer and art historian who uses works of art to sharpen observation, analysis, and communication skills. She developed the "art of perception" to improve medical students’ observation and communication skills when she was the Head of Education at The Frick Collection in New York City....

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smART: Adapted from Visual Intelligence
Amy Herman
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
October 2022
ISBN 9781665901215
208 pages
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The Fine Art of Problem Solving
Amy Herman
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
HarperCollins Publishers
December 2021
ISBN 9780063004849
320 pages
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An art historian and lawyer who uses works of art to teach us how to hone our perceptions and visual intelligence, presents a paradigm-shattering twist on problem solving that helps us find solutions to the problems we face every day. More/less