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M is for Majestic: A National Parks Alphabet

M is for Majestic: A National Parks Alphabet

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Mighty mountains, wild rivers, fiery volcanoes, huge glaciers, vast forests, tropical islands -- all part of our National Parks, belonging to you and me. This magnificent ABC book showcases each of America's National Parks from Acadia and American Samoa to Yosemite and Zion. California travel writer David Domeniconi masterfully includes each of the more than 50 National Parks in this A-Z pictorial. Illustrator Pam Carroll's keen attention to detail makes this title one for everyone across the land to read and enjoy. David Domeniconi grew up in San Francisco and graduated from San Francisco State College. He is a writer and illustrator whose work has appeared in several West Coast publications. His illustrated travel column, "Travelog" is a regular feature in the Santa Barbara Press. He lives in Carmel-by-the-Sea with his wife, Janet.Pamela Carroll embraces the traditional focus of realism and pictorial illusionism. Her style of painting has been greatly influenced by the early Dutch Masters and the American Realists from the Second School of Philadelphia. She lives with her husband in Carmel, California, where she paints daily, and is an active member of the Carmel Art Association. Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press. Paperback, 48 pages. Measures 11" x 10". Weighs 8.4 oz.
M is For Mountain State: A West Virginia Alphabet

M is For Mountain State: A West Virginia Alphabet

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With its multitude of mountains and the highest elevation east of the Rockies, it's no wonder West Virginia's nickname is the "Mountain State." Abundant natural resources make it a leader in both industry and recreation, from glassmaking to rock climbing. Historic sites and sights include Harper's Ferry and the annual Native American Pow Wow, along with Lost World Caverns and White Sulphur Springs. Noteworthy West Virginians include Chuck Yeager and Olympian Mary Lou Retton. Mary Ann McCabe Riehle learned to appreciate the importance of reading and writing while growing up in the neighboring state of Kentucky. She graduated from Xavier University with a degree in Communication Arts and Education and has been a featured author and guest speaker at reading, writing, and library conferences. Mary Ann lives in Michigan with her husband, two daughters and their dog, Bisbee. Laura J. Bryant attended the Maryland Institute of Art and spent many years working in the display industry, which involved both illustrating, and designing scenery for projects including stage backdrops and corporate galas. She currently devotes all of her attention to the creation of children's books. Laura's other titles include A Fairy in a Dairy, Smudge Bunny, and the bestselling book God Gave Us You. Laura and her husband live in Mathias, West Virginia.Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press. Hardcover, 40 Pages. Measures 9.25"x11"x0.375" . Weighs 15.4 oz.
Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon

Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon

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The True Story of a Peregrine Falcon's Rehabilitation Maggie has just learned to fly when she crashes into the side of a building. She falls to the ground, alone and injured. Who will help her? As told with real photographs, this true story explains how wildlife hospitals rescue and treat injured animals. Their goal is to release the animals back into the wild. Sometimes, this isn't possible--but there can still be a happy ending. Maggie's story, a Mom's Choice Awards Gold Recipient, is just such a success! Award-winning author Christie Gove-Berg began writing the Wildlife Rescue Stories after her mom and dad found an injured eaglet on their land. The Wildlife Center of Virginia helped in Maggie's rescue and rehabilitation, and they assisted in ensuring this book's accuracy. Part of the proceeds from the sale of Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon will benefit the Wildlife Center. Publisher: Adventure Publications. Hardcover with dust jacket, 32 pages. Measures 10.25" x 8.25" x 0.3". Weighs 12.9 oz.
Map Making Kit You Can Learn

Map Making Kit

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Cartography is the art and science of map making. Some of the earliest preserved maps were found on stone tablets dating back some 4300 years ago in Babylon. Through the ages, maps have been the best way for explorers to document where they have been so they can find their way in the future. This basic kit contains everything you need to draw your own map of any location, inside or outdoors. Includes two pieces of paper to draw on, a pencil, a compass, a cotton bag to hold materials, a piece of jute to tie rolled map closed, a small ruler card, and easy to follow instructions. Packaged kit measures 8.5 x 11.5". Weighs 1.8 oz.
Meet Abraham Lincoln

Meet Abraham Lincoln

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Authentic but seldom recounted stories are included in this heartwarming biography of America's 16th president. Color illustrations catch the spirit of Lincoln and his era. Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers. Paperback, 68 pages. Measures 5.2" x 7.6" x 0.2". Weighs 2.1 oz.
Meet George Washington

Meet George Washington

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George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was tall and strong, fair in judgment, and respected by his friends as a good leader. As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage of the American colonies--and he didn't like it. When the colonies declared their independence, George was chosen to lead their army as its general. And when the colonies won their freedom, George was elected to lead the new nation as its first president. Publisher: Random House Books for Young Reader. Paperback, 66 pages. Measures 5.2" x 7.6" x 0.2". Weighs 2.2 oz.
Meet Thomas Jefferson

Meet Thomas Jefferson

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When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon he and others came to believe that the colonies should become a new country, and Jefferson was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence. As the third president of the United States, he focused on exploring the country and making it grow. His fairness and love of learning made him one of the most beloved presidents of all time. Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers. Paperback, 66 pages. Measures 5.2" x 7.6" x 0.2". Weighs 2.2 oz.
Meet Us at the National Parks

Meet Us at the National Parks

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This colorful story portrays some of the fun activities waiting for visitors at the U.S. national parks, monuments, lakeshores, etc. Kids can reference the back cover to see which park is nearest to them and map out their next national park adventure. Features over 120 sites! Author: Andrew F. Johnson. Publisher: Haywood Studios. Published in 2011. Hardcover, 32 pages. Measures 11" x 9.25" x 0.25". Weighs 15.1 oz.
Meet Us On the Trail

Meet Us On the Trail

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Follow Ranger Land while she explores tracks, scats and various animal signs in this story. Features animals from North America. Author: Andrew F. Johnson. Publisher: Haywood Studios. Published in 2017. Hardcover, 32 pages. Measures 11.25" x 9.25" x 0.25". Weighs 14.6 oz.
Meet Us Under the Night Sky

Meet Us Under the Night Sky

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Written by Andrew F. Johnson. Illustrated by Jennifer Johnson Haywood. Explore the night sky with Ranger Land. This colorfully illustrated story features galaxies, constellations, planets and other space objects. Publisher: Haywood Studios. Published in 2017. Hardcover, 32 pages. Measures 11.25" x 9.25" x 0.25". Weighs 14.7 oz.