Hattie and the wild waves: a story from Brooklyn

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Scholastic, 1992 - Art - 38 pages
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A young girl from Brooklyn, New York enjoys her summer at the beach where she can paint and listen to the wild waves.

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Review: Hattie and the Wild Waves: A Story From Brooklyn

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

Review: Hattie and the Wild Waves: A Story From Brooklyn

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

The illustrations in this book are really beautiful and the story is based upon the author's mom's childhood. Honestly, I would have liked to know more about Hattie. I only checked it out because I ... Read full review

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Elinor Lander Horwitz is the author of a number of books for young and adult readers including "How To Wreck a Building, Sometimes It Happens" and "Contemporary American Folk Artists,"

Barbara Cooney (1917-2000) is the author and illustrator of many books for young readers including "Miss Rumphius, Eleanor, Island Boy," and "Hattie and the Wild Waves," She is one of the few illustrators to have received the Caldecott Award twice, for "Chanticleer and the Fox" in 1959 and for "Ox-Cart Man" in 1980.

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