The West

The Best of the West
An anthology of Classic writing from the American West, Tony Hillerman, ed., $14.00
Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust:2 Novels, Nathaniel West, $12.40 (list $15.50)
Farewell, My Lovely
Raymond Chandler, $8.80
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Wright House, from PBS

Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas, Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen, $11.96 (list price: $14.95)
Stained Glass Window Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, Dennis Casey, $4.50 (back ordered as of 11/12/98
age 9-12 reading level
Art Deco and Geometric Stained Glass Patterns Book, Richard and Hollis Welch, $7.16 (list $8.95)
The House I Live In: At Home in America, Isadore Seltzer, $13.45 (school and library binding; list price $14.95)
The American House Styles of Architecture Coloring Book, Albert Gary Smith, $2.36 (list $2.95)
A Dover Coloring Book
4th/5th grade and up. Excellent American Culture resource for ESL students as well.
Fun With Architecture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Architecture, $15.75 (list $22.50)
Guidebook, 35 rubber stamps, ink pad
Shapes--good for making the transition from 3D blocks to 2D recording of shapes. For all ages.

Multiculturalism, Ancestors, and the Arts

These books are selected in coordination with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art multicultural workshops in partnership with and for the Los Angeles Unified School District
See also the pages on The Real US
links to web pages and books on various aspects of popular culture in America

My Backyard History Book, David L. Weitzman, $10.36 (list $12.95)