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National Parks Coloring Book

Coloring Book - National Parks

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Treasury of detailed, ready-to-color illustrations depicting typical scenes from 50 U.S. national parks: Grand Canyon, Everglades, Great Smoky Mountains, Mammoth Cave, Petrified Forest, and more. Informative captions describe distinguishing features of each park, flora and fauna, visitor activities available, more. Useful guide to major attractions. 50 black-and-white illustrations. Publisher: Dover Publications. Paperback, 61 pages. Measures 8.25" x 10.75"x0.2" . Weighs 6.9 oz. 
D is for Democracy: A Citizen's Alphabet

D is for Democracy: A Citizen's Alphabet

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Despite the banter in today's media, many Americans are still in the dark when it comes to knowing and acting upon their rights and responsibilities as citizens of a democratic society. In refreshingly candid and straight-to-the-point language author Elissa Grodin takes readers of all ages on an A-Z trip through our government's structure, from its earliest beginnings to definitions of basic components and concepts (including immigration and taxation). Engaging, disarming, and frequently thought-provoking artwork from illustrator Victor Juhasz emphasizes the magnitude of the subject. From founding fathers, first ladies, and the First Amendment to the presidential oath of office, D is for Democracy details the political processes, parties, and people of democracy, American-style. Elissa D. Grodin grew up in a large family in Kansas City, Missouri, and was fifteen years old when she started to write short stories. While living in London in the late '70s, she wrote for the Times Literary Supplement and New Statesman. After moving to New York, she studied at the School of Visual Arts and met her husband, actor Charles Grodin, while interviewing him for American Film magazine. D is for Democracy is her second children's book with Sleeping Bear Press. She also wrote N is for Nutmeg: A Connecticut Alphabet. Elissa lives with her family in Wilton, Connecticut. A graduate of the Parsons School of Design, Victor Juhasz began illustrating in 1974. His humorous illustrations and caricatures have been commissioned by major magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies, and book publishers both national and international, and his clients include Time, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and GQ. Victor lives in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press. Paperback, 40 pages. Measures 11" x 10". Weighs 7.3 oz.
Happy Birthday to America's National Parks

Discover and Explore America's National Parks

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This intriguing and delightful booklet is aimed at young people 10 and above, including anyone with an interest in learning about our national parks. Packed with magnificent colorful illustrations and photographs, the booklet celebrates the history of the National Park Service. The reader is taken on an enlightening trip through our national parks and discovers the dedicated people who work there. Included are 100 fascinating facts about our fantastic parks! Publisher: Eastern National. Paperback, 32 pages. Measures 8.5" x 11". Weighs 6.3 oz. 
Frederick Douglass for Kids: His Life and Times, with 21 Activities

Frederick Douglass for Kids: His Life and Times, with 21 Activities

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Few Americans have had as much impact on this nation as Frederick Douglass. Born on a plantation, he later escaped slavery and helped others to freedom via the Underground Railroad. In time he became a bestselling author, an outspoken newspaper editor, a brilliant orator, a tireless abolitionist, and a brave civil rights leader. He was famous on both sides of the Atlantic in the years leading up to the Civil War, and when war broke out, Abraham Lincoln invited him to the White House for counsel and advice. Frederick Douglass for Kids follows the footsteps of a true hero, one of the leading African Americans of his day. And to better appreciate Douglass and his times, readers will: - form a debating club - create asailor's tarpaulin hat and cravat that Douglass wore during his escape - make a Civil War haversack - participate in a microlending program Ages 9+. Publisher: Chicago Review Press. Paperback, 145 pages. Measures 11" x 8" x 0.3". Weighs 1 lb. 2.8 oz. 
Fun With Nature Take-Along Guide

Fun With Nature Take-Along Guide

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Fun with Nature helps kids discover the incredible world in their backyards. It is a compilation of seven bestselling titles: Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies; Frogs, Toads and Turtles; Snakes, Salamanders and Lizards; Rabbits, Squirrels and Chipmunks; Tracks, Scats and Signs; and Trees, Leaves and Bark. This entertaining book is filled with fascinating facts and awesome activities. Publisher: Northword Press. Hardcover, 288 Pages. Measures 8.75"x8.75"x0.9" . Weighs 2 lbs 6.7 oz.
George Washington (Let Freedom Ring Series)

George Washington (Let Freedom Ring Series)

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Follows the life of the revered leader George Washington. Covers Washington's childhood on a farm and his early lessons on being a gentleman to his experience in the French and Indian War, his military leadership in the Revolutionary War, and finally, his role as first President of the United States. Publisher: Capestone Press. Hardcover, 48 pages. Measures 7.25" x 9.25" x 0.25". Weighs 9.4 oz. 
George Washington for Kids: His Life and Times 21 Activities

George Washington for Kids: His Life and Times 21 Activities

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George Washington comes alive in this fascinating activity book that introduces the leader to whom citizens turned again and again--to lead them through eight long years of war, to guide them as they wrote a new Constitution, and to act as the new nation's first executive leader. Children will learn how, shortly after his death in 1799, people began transforming George Washington from a man into a myth. But Washington was a complex individual who, like everyone, had hopes and fears, successes and failures. In his early 20s, for instance, Washington's actions helped plunge Great Britain and France into war. He later fought for liberty and independence, yet owned slaves himself (eventually freeing them in his will). This book weaves a rich tapestry of Washington's life, allowing kids to connect with his story in 21 hands-on projects based on his experiences and the times in which he lived. Children will learn how to tie a cravat, write with a quill pen, follow animal tracks, sew a lady's cap, plant a garden, roll a beeswax candle, play a game of Quoits, and make a replica of Washington's commander-in-chief flag. The text includes a time line, glossary, websites, travel resources, and a reading list for further study. Publisher: Chicago Review Press. Paperback, 130 pages. Measures 11" x 8.5" x 0.3". Weighs 1 lb 3.3 oz.
Great Women of the Civil War

Great Women of the Civil War

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Imagine dodging bullets as you rush to help a wounded soldier on a battlefield. Or hiding secret messages in your skirt and sneaking across enemy lines. Women did these things and more during the American Civil War. Some worked as nurses or spies, while others were abolitionists, authors or preachers. But whatever their job, these women fought for what they believed in. Learn about the efforts of these brave women, and open your eyes to the impact women made in the Civil War. Publisher: Capstone Press. Paperback, 32 pages. Measures 7.5" x 8.75". Weighs 3.4 oz. 
Hayfoot, Strawfoot The Bucktail Recruits

Hayfoot, Strawfoot: The Bucktail Recruits

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Two innocent boys from a backwater hamlet march off to the turmoil of the Civil War and bond to face the rigors of armor life and the hope for glory. Publisher: White Mane Publishing Company. Paperback, 157 pages. Measures 5.5" x 8.5" 0.5". Weighs 8.3 oz.
Hello, Mountain!

Hello, Mountain!

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Welcome to the Mountain! Parent and child mountain lions explore together as they learn about mountains of all sizes, hike up a trails, admire a summit view, and ride a tram. Along the way they also discover a waterfall, look for animal tracks, ski in the snow, and camp under the stars! These tour guides will help children and their loved ones learn all about mountain wildlife and nature while remembering their own special visits to the mountains. Bestselling author Martha Day Zschock is an artist and former elementary teacher with a passion for helping children explore new places. The Hello! series illustrates how exploring real places yields new discoveries. Through these journeys, kids can explore and become experts on the world they see inside and outside the book, through the engaging, bright, and detailed illustrations. For ages 2-5. Made in the USA. Publisher: Arcardia Publishing. Hardcover, 16 pages. Measures 6" x 6" x 0.5". Weighs 6.1 oz.