Explorers

From Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell, Explorers is a new picture book about an extraordinary trip to a museum When a family goes to a local museum, a boy notices a homeless man sitting outside, making brightly colored origami birds He convinces his dad to buy a bird the man makes just for him.

A Fool's Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump

Founding Director Lonnie Bunch s deeply personal tale of the triumphs and challenges of bringing the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to life His story is by turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, bittersweet, and above all, a compelling read In its first

The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World

Art scams are today so numerous that the specter of a lawsuit arising from a mistaken attribution has scared a number of experts away from the business of authentication and forgery, and with good reason Art scams are increasingly convincing and involve incredible sums of money The cons

Otter in Space

Fans of picture book characters like Pete the Cat and Clark the Shark will love the curious, charming, and playful Otter, who made her debut in I Am Otter In her second book, Otter in Space, she and her best friend, Teddy, set off on a once in a lifetime adventure to the moon Otter s utterly

How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian s National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening.And the

Wonderstruck

Ben and Rose secretly wish for better lives Ben longs for the father he has never known Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his mother s room and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out