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Hispanic Star: Roberto Clemente By Claudia Romo Edelman, Sara E. Echenique, Manuel Gutierrez (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game By Nancy Churnin, Jez Tuya (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nancy Churnin, Jez Tuya (Illustrator)
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San Francisco Giants ABC By Brad M. Epstein Cover Image
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The Everything Kids' Baseball Book, 12th Edition: A Guide to Today's Stars, All-Time Greats, and Legendary Teams—with Tips on Playing Like a Pro (Everything® Kids) By Joe Gergen Cover Image
Who Was Roberto Clemente? (Who Was?) By James Buckley, Jr., Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Baseball's Greatest Hitters: From Ty Cobb to Miguel Cabrera (Step into Reading) By S. A. Kramer Cover Image
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National Football League NFL Coloring Book: 43 Illustrations (Team Logos and Famous Players) By Sport Edition Cover Image
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Little Baseball: Lots of Fun with Rhyming Riddles (Little Sports) By Brad Herzog, Doug Bowles (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brad Herzog, Doug Bowles (Illustrator)
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Who Was Babe Ruth? (Who Was?) By Joan Holub, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joan Holub, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
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Baseball Biographies for Kids: The Greatest Players from the 1960s to Today By Dean Burrell Cover Image
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Baseball Activity Book (Dover Little Activity Books) By Tony J. Tallarico Cover Image
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New York Yankees 101: My First Team-Board-Book By Brad M. Epstein Cover Image




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New Hope for American Art

                                               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:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

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.