Illuminated manuscripts, a photograph of Walt Whitman, and even a lock of Nathaniel Hawthorne's hair: these are just a few of the treasures in the vast collection of books, letters and memorabilia that Isabella Stewart Gardner amassed.
Gift at the Gardner offers an eclectic array of books: from art history to poetry, beautifully bound literary classics and more, start your own literary collection with our featured titles today!
David Bowie was a star man from the very beginning. From excelling in dance and music at school, to starting his very first band, David always broke the mold. As an adult, he became one of the most celebrated musicians and magical performers around, consistently dazzling audiences with his talent, costumes, and stage presence. This inspiring story of the musical legend's life features a facts and photos section at the back.
Little People, Big Dreams - Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.Written by Isabel Sánchez Vegara, Illustrated by Ana Albero
A hundred years ago, women won the right to vote. They fought hard for decades to make their voices heard and their choices count. And they prevailed.
United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is inspired by these heroes every day. Here she looks at ten of the fearless women who paved the way toward justice and equality. From well-known historical figures like Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth to less familiar ones like Jovita Idar and Mary Church Terrell, these women were bold and brave - and can teach us to be bold and brave, too.
With stunning art by Maira Kalman, this inspiring picture book shows us all how to stand up, speak out, and fight for what we believe in.Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Art by Maira Kalman
Turn the see-through pages of this clever collage to dig into the surprising leaf pile!By Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin
Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic even at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to become one of the world's most beloved writers and speakers. This inspiring story of her life features a facts and photos section at the back.
Little People, Big Dreams - Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
Written by Lisbeth Kaiser, Illustrated by Leire Salaberria
From the Little People, Big Dreams Series
Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2016
8 x 9.8 inches