From Grammy Award-winning singer Ashanti comes an empowering story about a girl who learns to love her unique name.
First days aren’t easy for a girl with a name like Ashanti. It feels like no one can pronounce it correctly! But with some encouragement from her mom, Ashanti spells her name and learns just how special it is.
A is for awesome, S is for sunsets, H is for hand games, A is for art…
Inspired by Ashanti’s own experience, this delightful picture book shares the joy that one child finds in her name.
A perfect pick for classrooms and all story times!
Ashanti is a Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, author, and philanthropist who over three decades has built a groundbreaking career in music, film, television, and beyond. She reigns as one of Billboard’s Top Females charting in each of the last three decades from 2000’s, 2010’s, and 2020’s. Her record-breaking self-titled debut album “Ashanti” celebrates its 20-year anniversary on April 2, 2022, and she is in the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest selling female debut artist for this album. Throughout her career, Ashanti has sold over 27 million records worldwide. My Name Is a Story is her first book for children.
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.