Paula Wiseman



The Welcome Chair

A tribute to America’s history as a nation of immigrants, The Welcome Chair deserves to become a modern classic.

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Review of ‘The Welcome Chair’

In The Welcome Chair, friends and acclaimed decadeslong mainstays of children’s literature Rosemary Wells and Jerry Pinkney team up to tell a moving, memorable and quintessentially American story.

Inspired by Wells’ own ancestral history, the tale begins in the early 1800s as a young Bavarian boy named Sam sets off to achieve his…

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