Download E-books Where in the World Will We Go Today? PDF

By Heather Toner

The booklet invitations preschool kids to move on a trip. The pages offer a journey of the area exploring Africa, Europe, South the US, Asia, and the center East. by way of turning the pages, young ones examine extra approximately nations from all around the globe--countries that every have a narrative and a spot at the map. The attention-grabbing proof and painted by hand maps and landmarks from every one kingdom make studying concerning the global intriguing for kids who're simply starting to know about the realm.

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Download E-books The Hero Schliemann: The Dreamer Who Dug for Troy PDF

By Laura Amy Schlitz

Archaeologist? Mythmaker? criminal? This attractive, illustrated biography of Heinrich Schliemann — a nineteenth-century romantic who such a lot think did locate the traditional urban of Troy — unearths him to be a desirable mix of all three.

From the time Heinrich Schliemann was once a boy — or so he acknowledged — he
knew he was once destined to dig for misplaced towns and locate buried treasure. And if Schliemann had his manner, historical past books could honor him to today as one of many maximum archaeologists who ever lived. yet a bit digging into the lifetime of Schliemann himself unearths that this nineteenth-century self-made guy had a humorous behavior of taking liberties with the reality. just like the well-known personality of his hero, the poet Homer, Schliemann used to be a artful fellow and an inventor of news, a vacationer who were shipwrecked and stranded and in some way survived. And Heinrich Schliemann was resolute to turn into a legend like Homer — yet in his personal time.
Following this larger-than-life personality from his terrible youth in Germany to his fulfillment of wealth as a service provider in Russia, from his first haphazard dig for the town of Ilium to his ultimate years residing in a pseudo "Palace of Troy," this engrossing story paints a portrait of contradictions—
a guy immediately stingy and lavishly beneficiant, a student either smart and reckless, a speaker of 22 languages and a healthiness enthusiast hooked on chilly sea baths. Laura Amy Schlitz weaves old proof between Schliemann's fanciful memories, whereas Robert Byrd's illustrations evoke his lifestyles and occasions in extraordinary aspect. alongside the best way,
THE HERO SCHLIEMANN offers younger readers foodstuff for dialogue approximately how heritage occasionally involves be written — and the way it occasionally should be replaced.

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Download E-books The True Story Behind Lincoln's Gettysburg Address PDF

Get the behind-the-scenes scoop on President Lincoln’s most famed speech, which nonetheless has that means a hundred and fifty years later.

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave essentially the most vital speeches within the heritage of the United States—the Gettysburg deal with. It wasn’t even a lot a speech, fairly. quite a few feedback. now not intended to be remembered.

Yet a hundred and fifty years later, these few feedback were remembered. How come? What was once the real which means at the back of them? the place did they arrive from? Why is it so very important that we always remember what President Lincoln stated on that chilly November day?

Originally released as A Three-Minute Speech, this concise, illustrated exploration of a momentous historic occasion is either attention-grabbing and simple to learn.

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Download E-books Kelly of Hazel Ridge (The Hazel Ridge Farm Stories) PDF

By Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen

As a tender woman starting to be up on Hazel Ridge Farm, Kelly knows how certain where she calls house is. in the end, it is not daily that your yard helps you to view white-tailed deer and sand-hill cranes, swim in ponds populated via snapping turtles or listen the hoot of an owl named Jackson as he retains watch as you sleep every one evening. devoted to protecting a average desert, Kelly's mom and dad have created a flora and fauna sanctuary the place either the land and its animal citizens should be nurtured.Kelly of Hazel Ridge is the 3rd identify within the Hazel Ridge Farm sequence (Saving Samantha and followed through an Owl) by means of husband-and-wife crew Gijsbert and Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen, and is galvanized by way of their existence on their 40-acre farm situated in tub, Michigan. For over twenty years, Robbyn and Gijsbert (also often called Nick) have nurtured the land again to wellbeing and fitness and raised and published injured and orphaned animals. Nick has illustrated over 20 books for dozing undergo Press, together with The Legend of dozing undergo, The Legend of the Petoskey Stone (#1 Midwest bestseller), and Texas Bluebonnet runner-up Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot.

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Download E-books B Is for Boston (Alphabet Cities) PDF

By Maria Kernahan

This e-book is specifically designed in Amazon's fixed-layout KF8 layout with area magnification. Double-tap on a space of textual content to zoom and read.

Locals and viewers alike will savor the attractive paintings of Boston’s preferred icons
 
With bright, design-centric illustrations that and brief whimsical rhymes, B Is for Boston exhibits off the enduring areas and issues of Boston. From the hot England Aquarium to the Zakim Bridge, this alphabetical travel of town contains destinations reminiscent of Boston Harbor and the North finish, in addition to landmarks corresponding to the golf green Monster and outdated Ironsides. even if on a espresso desk or at the nightstand, this large-format publication is certain to make any resident or customer smile.

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Download E-books W is for Windy City: A Chicago City Alphabet PDF

By Steven L. Layne

Lake Shore force, the terrific Mile, military Pier...just the point out of those iconic points of interest inspires a skyline recognized internationally because the Windy urban. Welcome to Chicago! and there is no higher guidebook to town than W is for Windy urban: A Chicago Alphabet. Following the alphabet, the city's personality and prevalent landmarks are totally captured in poem and expository textual content. A is for paintings Institute or Adler Planetarium. And if we'd like a "triple A," we are going to upload the Shedd Aquarium. younger readers can surprise on the treasures on demonstrate on the popular artwork Institute, cross window purchasing alongside Michigan Avenue's mile-long really good Mile, or soak up a day online game at Wrigley box with the Chicago Cubs. W is for Windy urban brings this well-known urban to life.A college member within the division of schooling at Judson collage in Elgin, Illinois, Dr. Steven L. Layne is a revered literacy advisor and keynote speaker, operating with educators and youngsters at faculties and meetings through the international. With greater than twenty years as an educator, Deborah Dover Layne has labored at effortless and center college degrees and has been a examining expert. at present, she is an user-friendly significant in Elgin. The Laynes stay in St. Charles, Illinois. Rhode Island institution of layout graduate Michael Hays teaches representation and drawing at Columbia university and lives in Oak Park, Illinois. Judy MacDonald and Michael began Painted Pony Studio in Chicago a number of years in the past, each one of them bringing their very own specified kind to the drawing desk whereas illustrating books and developing artwork for kids.

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Download E-books The Ethnic and Group Identity Movements: Earning Recognition (Reform Movements in American History) PDF

By Ann Malaspina

Either the women's suffrage and civil rights pursuits laid the foundation for a few of the teams featured during this publication, who have been usually much less noticeable than girls and African americans. It offers an exam of those nascent but influential teams, whose upward push in visibility has reflected the alterations happening in the textile of yank society.

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