Walls Within Walls

Other Links & Resources

Information on the author and the book:
Maureen Sherry’s biography:
http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/Kids/AuthorsAndIllustrators/ContributorDetail.aspx?CId=35406

http://www.harpercollins.com/author/microsite/About.aspx?authorid=35406

Walls Within Walls Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/wallswithinwalls

Maureen Sherry’s WordPress site:
http://maureensherry.com/

“Mystery on Fifth Avenue” (Article from NY Times about Maureen Sherry’s apartment): http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/13/arts/13iht-12puzzle.13691780.html?pagewanted=all

Information on the Post Family:
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/472008/C-W-Post

http://www.paulbowles.org/marjoriemerriweatherpost.html

http://www.biography.com/people/marjorie-merriweather-post-211801

Information on the structures/buildings mentioned in the book:

Amiable Child Memorial:
http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/riversidepark/monuments/1206

Belvedere Castle:
http://www.centralparknyc.org/visit/things-to-see/great-lawn/belvedere-castle.html

Ellis Island:
http://www.nps.gov/elis/index.htm
http://www.history.com/topics/ellis-island
http://www.ellisisland.org/genealogy/ellis_island.asp

Grand Central Terminal:
http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/
http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/#history
http://gonyc.about.com/cs/attractions/p/grandcentral.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/photo-gallery/grandcentral-gallery/

Grant’s Tomb:
http://www.grantstomb.org/ind-gma.html
http://www.nyc-architecture.com/HAR/HAR008.htm
http://www.nyharborparks.org/visit/gegr.html

New York Public Library:
http://www.nypl.org/

Queensboro Bridge:
http://www.nycbridges100.org/queensboro.php
http://queensborobridge.org/

Staten Island Ferry:
http://www.siferry.com/

History of Public Transportation in New York City:
http://www.transitmuseumeducation.org/trc/background

Works of Rafael Guastavino:
http://www.guastavino.net/
http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/articles/2011/02/26/rafael_guastavino_the_greatest_architect_youve_never_heard_of/
http://guastavinovaulting.com/
http://www.nbm.org/exhibitions-collections/exhibitions/palaces-for-the-people.html

Information on Art Deco Architecture:
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/36505/Art-Deco
http://architecture.about.com/od/artdeco/ss/artdeco.htm

Information on Beaux Arts Architecture:
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/g/Beaux-Arts-Architecture.htm
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Beaux-Arts.-0cU.htm

Learn about New York City architecture in the 20th Century:
http://www.c-span.org/History/Events/Lectures-in-History-New-York-City39s-Architecture/10737430194/ (90-minute lecture)

http://architecture.about.com/od/20thcenturytrends/tp/20thcgreats.htm 

Information on the poets mentioned in the book:

Langston Hughes:
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/83
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/langston-hughes
http://www.biography.com/people/langston-hughes-9346313

Lord Alfred Tennyson:
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/300
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/alfred-tennyson
http://www.biography.com/people/alfred-tennyson-9504013

Thomas Hardy:
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/110
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/thomas-hardy
http://www.biography.com/people/thomas-hardy-9328464

Edna St. Vincent Millay:
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/edna-st-vincent-millay
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/160
http://www.biography.com/people/edna-st-vincent-millay-9408293

Emma Lazarus:
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/706
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/emma-lazarus
http://www.biography.com/people/emma-lazarus-9375885

Elinor Wylie:
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/elinor-wylie

Carl Sandburg:
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/28
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/carl-sandburg
http://www.biography.com/people/carl-sandburg-9470854

Charles Kingsley:
http://www.biography.com/people/charles-kingsley-9365310

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