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A Simon & Schuster eBookwith a ``Pilgrim Menu'' for readers to prepare with adult supervision. The illustrations include pen-and-ink drawings and lithographs that show period artifacts and various food items.
How the Revolutionary War Began. The American colonists were fed up with British law. They refused to buy English goods. They formed a militia of tradesmen and farmers ready to fight at a moment's notice. Most importantly, they joined together. All 13 colonies sent representatives to decide whether they should form a new country. That group wrote the Declaration of Independence, the document that summed up a revolution.
For thousands of years, people have claimed to have spotted mermaids in the waves and on the rocks. Some were beautiful with long flowing hair and lovely voices. But other mermaids liked to drag people down to their watery homes and eat them! If you thought mermaids were just pretty ladies with scaly tails, think again. There is more to these mythical creatures than meets the eye!
Children's book of the history of the New Plymouth colony in Massachusetts, from 1620 to 1691.
Illus. in full color. A scintillating survey of sensational serpents, from blood-spewing West Indian boas to "flying" golden tree snakes.
Engaging, simple text by popular nonfiction writer Lucille Recht Penner details the construction and symbolism of the skyscraper-sized "Lady Liberty," France's unique gift to the United States, who watches over New York Harbor. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Persian unicorns are fierce fighters. Japanese unicorns are just. European unicorns are peaceful. But all unicorns have one thing in common. They are magic! Learn all about unicorn legends, including why people truly believed in them, in this fascinating companion to Dragons. Beautiful full-color illustrations accompany the easy-to-read text. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Danniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Johnny Appleseed, the Gold Rush, the Pony Express--every spread in this beautiful book offers arresting images of famous stories about the epic westward expansion of the U.S. The brief, riveting text delivers all that the pictures promise--drama mystery, illuminating facts of 19th-century life, and much more.
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