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Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
Illustrated by Brett Helquist

March has been designated Youth Art Month, set aside to promote art and art education in the United States. The perfect book to celebrate the month, Blue Balliett’s Chasing Vermeer, published in 2005, contains all the necessary elements to get young people thinking about art and artists. Set at the University School in Hyde Park, […]


Featured on March 31, 2011

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