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A Child's Introduction to African American History: The Experiences, People, and Events That Shaped Our Country (A Child's Introduction Series) By Jabari Asim, Lynn Gaines (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Magical Bookshop By Katja Frixe, Florentine Prechtel (Illustrator), Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp (Translated by) Cover Image
By Katja Frixe, Florentine Prechtel (Illustrator), Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp (Translated by)
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Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans By Michaeleen Doucleff Cover Image
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A Place Called Home: A Memoir By David Ambroz Cover Image
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The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma and Adversity By Nadine Burke Harris Cover Image
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Permission to Feel: The Power of Emotional Intelligence to Achieve Well-Being and Success By Marc Brackett Cover Image
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Who's Raising the Kids?: Big Tech, Big Business, and the Lives of Children By Susan Linn Cover Image
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The Stolen Year: How COVID Changed Children's Lives, and Where We Go Now By Anya Kamenetz Cover Image
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Tulsa By Larry Clark Cover Image
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Trust Kids!: Stories on Youth Autonomy and Confronting Adult Supremacy By Carla Bergman, Matt Hern (Foreword by) Cover Image
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A Minor Revolution: How Prioritizing Kids Benefits Us All By Adam Benforado Cover Image
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Fostering Hope: The Story of Crossroads Hope Academy By John M. Davidson M. Ed Cover Image
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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

                                               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.