"Set in Vermont, the story is fleshed out by thought-provoking forays into the ethics of hunting and the powerlessness of children in determining their home lives....Unusual and poignant—full of the depth and contradictions of life."—Kirkus "A tender tale that reminds readers that families come in all forms and that the greatest rewards come from opening oneself to all that life has to offer."—Booklist "A compelling narrative of coping, loss, and learning to trust."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books “Dayna writes the inner thoughts of animals better than anyone I know, and I’m sure readers are going to fall in love with Rufus the fierce and lovable great horned owl, just like I did! This sweet, funny story of a prickly girl and the owl she helps rescue is a perfect tale of outcasts, friendship, falconry, and the families we create.”—Tui T. Sutherland, New York Times bestselling author of the Wings of Fire series "I love this story of falconry, family, and finding your way in a big, scary world. Reenie and Rufus absolutely stole my heart!" —Kate Messner, author of Chirp and the Ranger in Time series —
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.