Abraham Lincoln's World, Expanded EditionBeautiful Feet Books - Harriet beecher was reading anything she could get her hands on, crabs and shells, Charles Darwin was collecting toads, and the impoverished boy Dickens was working in a shoe blacking factory in London. Beethoven and sir walter scott were at the height of their creative powers, while Victor Hugo was staging plays at school.
Thus, thomas jefferson was completing his eighth year as president, while Abe Lincoln was a boy romping the woods of Kentucky, George III reigned in Great Britain and Napolean was about to meet his Waterloo. The spirit of freedom was moving around the globe as the abolitionist movement gained power in the States and serfdom saw its demise in Russia.
. By the time lincoln was old enough to help his father chop wood, other young boys and girls were being prepared for the future parts they would play. With her whimsical and informative illustrations and timelines Foster has magnificently captured a remarkable age and a remarkable man. Technologically the world was bursting with the invention of the telegraph, the railroad and the steamboat.
Abraham Lincoln's World, Expanded Edition - When lincoln opened his shop in salem, David Livingstone was opening up deepest Africa, and thousands of Americans were opening up the West on the Oregon Trail. 1940 newbery honor title published by beautiful feet books originally published in 1944, medicine, while giving as much importance to advances in science, music, Foster earned her reputation by her masterful display of "horizontal history" telling the story of world events in the geo-political sphere, literature, and exploration.
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Of Courage Undaunted: Across the Continent with Lewis & ClarkBeautiful Feet Books - Taken largely from original accounts of the expedition, forceful, Daugherty has written in his simple, and lyrical way to evoke the drama and pathos of what was one of American's most daring journeys of discovery. Commissioned in 1803 by president thomas Jefferson to explore and open up this vast territory, Lewis and Clark felt it was the realization of a lifelong dream.
Used book in Good Condition. Sacajawea, the only woman on the trip, was a Shoshone who contributed invaluable service as interpreter and guide. Used book in Good Condition. Louis to the Pacific Ocean. Their corps included american indians from the Sioux, Shoshone, Mandan, Clatsop and Chopunnish tribes as well as one black slave named York.
Of Courage Undaunted: Across the Continent with Lewis & Clark - Against the hardships of the wilderness, sudden blizzards and terrifying natural obstacles, possible attack by hostile Indians, these two men led a Corps of Discovery ably and nobly to complete their mission. Originally published in 1951, newbery and caldecott medal winner James Daugherty has applied his literary and artistic skill to bringing to life the remarkable expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their 3555-mile trek from St.
Daugherty's evocative sepia and black ink illustrations depict individuals of humor, vitality, passion, and strength.
Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell PhotobiographiesNational Geographic Children's Books - This fascinating profile, named a school library Journal Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid insight into the life of a prolific inventor, driven to succeed. Used book in Good Condition. Awards include: notable social studies trade book for young people—ncss/CBC New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Best Book of the Year—School Library Journal Used book in Good Condition.
With a foreword by Gilbert M. From his first invention at age 11—a tool to clean husks from wheat kernels—to his patent of the hydrofoil 64 years later, Bell was always inventing. Grosvenor, bell's great-grandson, Always Inventing features over 70 period photographs and drawings from Bell's notebooks.
Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell Photobiographies - Now in paperback—national Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. Bell was also one of the original founders of the National Geographic Society.
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table Puffin ClassicsPuffin Books - From the magical moment when arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, Roger Lancelyn Green brings the enchanting world of King Arthur stunningly to life. Used book in Good Condition. One of the greatest legends of all time, award-winning author of Clay, with an inspiring introduction by David Almond, Skellig, Kit's Wilderness and The Fire-Eaters.
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Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels: the OccidentLiving Book Press - Visit wonders both natural and man-made, places you’ve heard about, and others you won’t believe you didn’t know of before. In this book you will- • discover how a 10-year old brought shame on san francisco • spend time in a city with no girls of any kind, not even animals • Swim the Panama Canal • Cross the Alps on an elephant • Unearth a city frozen in time • Jump into a lake like a human sacrifice.
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Great Inventors And Their Inventions Yesterday's ClassicsYesterday's Classics - Puffin. Twelve stories of great inventions, grouped under inventions of steam and electric power, inventions of manufacture and production, and in ventions of printing and communication. Suitable for ages 10 to 14. Used book in Good Condition. The story of each invention is interwoven with that of the life of its inventor.
Through these stories the reader learns how big things are brought about, and on the traits of mind and heart which make for success. Used book in Good Condition. The final chapter introduces the famous inventors of the early twentieth century.
Wild Animals I Have Known New Canadian LibraryNew Canadian Library - Used book in Good Condition. Puffin. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. An immediate success upon its first publication in 1898, Wild Animals I Have Known gave the animal story new credibility and power as a literary genre and remains Seton’s best-loved work.
George Washington Carver: Man's Slave Becomes God's Scientist Sower SeriesMott Media - Puffin. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Overcoming prejudice, he became an outstanding scientist for God and country.
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSRPeace Hill Press - Susan wise bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of modern nations all around the world. Used book in Good Condition. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps Used book in Good Condition. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, the final volume of the popular Story of the World series weaves world history into a storybook format, covering major historical events in the years 1850-2000.
Educational. This fourth book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The story of the world has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls―over 150, 000 copies of the series in print! Where was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution? Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives―and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world.
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR - Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes the stories of each continent and people group. Used book in Good Condition. Textbook. Paperback. From the middle east and china to Africa and the Americas―find out what happened all around the world in the last century and a half.
Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels: the OrientLiving Book Press - Visit wonders both natural and man-made, places you’ve heard about, and others you won’t believe you didn’t know about before. In this book you will- • climb the great pyramid • search for the ark of the Covenant beneath Jerusalem • Fly a Prince over Iraq • Hide in the Taj Mahal for the night • Climb Mount Fuji • Explore lost cities.
. And so much more!this edition has been slightly revised to add footnotes with updated place names, facts, and metric equivalents. Written for students but loved by all ages, Marvels of the Orient takes you on a journey to some of the marvels of our world. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
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