Hattie and the Wild Waves

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Perfection Learning, Jul 1, 1993
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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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User 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 Brooklyn

User 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

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About the author (1993)

Barbara Cooney is one of the most well-loved authors and illustrators of children's books today. She has won many awards for her books, including the American Book Award and two Caldecott Medals for Illustration. Ms. Cooney lives in Damariscotta, Maine.

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