Shaker Hearts

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1997 - Religion - 40 pages
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Ann Turner's poetic text gives us a glimpse into the life of the Shakers, one of the most successful utopian communities in American history. Wendell Minor's beautifully composed paintings and book design perfectly capture both the serenity and quiet joy of the Shaker way of life. Full color.

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SHAKER HEARTS

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The Shaker motto ``Hands to work, hearts to God'' is depicted in twelve four-line verses and seventeen acrylic paintings as elegant and serene as the buildings and artifacts they show, from Hancock ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Ann Warren Turner was born in December 1945. She is an American poet and children's author. Her poetry works include Tickle a Pickle, Street Talk, Mississippi Mud, and Learning to Swim: a Memoir. Her picture books include Dakota Dugout, When Mr. Jefferson Came to Philadelphia: What I Learned of Freedom, Pumpkin Cat, and Sitting Bull Remembers. her novels include: A Hunter Comes Home, Rosemary's Witch, and Hard Hit. She has also won first prize in 1967 from The Atlantic Monthly college creative writing contest and first prize in 1991 from the National Council for the Social Studies for Through the Stars ansd Night Skies.

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