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

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User Review  - Kimberly - Goodreads

Personal Reaction: I thought this was a really great book. The illustrations are really good and it also had some good insight to the early American life, particular in the eyes of an immigrant family ... Read full review

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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