A nest for Celeste: a story about art, inspiration, and the meaning of home

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A fanciful history lesson for middle graders, featuring a charming mouse named Celeste.

Celeste is a mouse who is looking for a home. Is it nestled in the toe of a warm boot? In the shirt pocket of Celeste's new friend Joseph? Or is home the place deep inside Celeste's heart, where friendships live?

Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of black-and-white drawings, A Nest for Celeste is a short novel that tells the story a mouse living in the 1800s and his friendship with John James Audubon's young apprentice. While enjoying this sweet amd appealing story, young readers will also learn about nineteenth-century plantation life and the famous naturalist who was known for his paintings of birds and American wildlife.

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9780061704116
9780061992001
9780061704109
9780061704123
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MG
Level 5.1, 4 Points
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730L
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subject_facet Artists, Artists -- Juvenile fiction, Audubon, John James, -- 1785-1851 -- Juvenile fiction, Audubon, John James, -- 1785-1851. -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Home, Home -- Juvenile fiction, Human-animal relationships, Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction, Mason, Joseph, -- 1807-1883 -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction, Mason, Joseph, -- 1807-1883 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction, Mice, Mice -- Juvenile fiction, New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 19th century, New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A nest for Celeste : a story about art, inspiration, and the meaning of home
title_full A Nest for Celeste A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home, A nest for Celeste : a story about art, inspiration, and the meaning of home / Henry Cole
title_short A nest for Celeste :
title_sub a story about art, inspiration, and the meaning of home
topic_facet Artists, Audubon, John James, Childhood and youth, Historical fiction, History, Home, Human-animal relationships, Juvenile Fiction, Mason, Joseph, Mice