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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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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This book is about a little girl following her dreams. While her brothers and sisters were dreaming of getting married and being workers Hattie was dreaming of being a painter. She never told anyone ... 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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