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Outdoor Kids in an Inside World: Getting Your Family Out of the House and Radically Engaged with Nature By Steven Rinella Cover Image
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Can I Recycle This?: A Guide to Better Recycling and How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics By Jennie Romer, Christie Young (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jennie Romer, Christie Young (Illustrator)
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The Green Lunch Box: Recipes that are good for you and the planet By Becky Alexander, Sally Caulwell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Becky Alexander, Sally Caulwell (Illustrator)
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Plants of Power: Cultivate Your Garden Apothecary and Transform Your Life By Stacey Demarco, Miranda Mueller Cover Image
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Prosper!: How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting By Chris Martenson, Adam Taggart Cover Image
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Making Stuff and Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just about Everything By Kyle Bravo (Editor) Cover Image
By Kyle Bravo (Editor)
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Things You Can Do: How to Fight Climate Change and Reduce Waste By Eduardo Garcia, Sara Boccaccini Meadows (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Return to Nature: The New Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us By Emma Loewe Cover Image
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To the Last Bite: Recipes and Ideas for Making the Most of Your Ingredients By Alexis deBoschnek Cover Image
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The Rooted Life: Cultivating Health and Wholeness Through Growing Your Own Food By Justin Rhodes Cover Image
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Radical Sewing: Pattern-Free, Sustainable Fashions for All Bodies (Good Life) By Kate Weiss Cover Image
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The Art of Frugal Hedonism: A Guide to Spending Less While Enjoying Everything More By Annie Raser-Rowland, Adam Grubb 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.