Hattie and the Wild Waves: A Story from Brooklyn
Based on the life of the author's mother, "the daughter of an immigrant family that was industrious, affectionate, and successful. . . . An idyllic childhood . . . serves as a glamorous backdrop for Hattie's emerging determination to become an artist".--Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books. Full color.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kes030 - LibraryThing
The main character of this book has big dreams! She wants to be a painter. Would be great intro into art and would also be good for a grand conversation about dreams students could have for themselves. Read full review
HATTIE AND THE WILD WAVES: A Story from BrooklynUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A story that, like Cooney's Miss Rumphuis (1982) and Island Boy (1988), presents the life of an idiosyncratic character in the context of a historical setting. Hattie's parents, German immigrants, are ... Read full review