How The States Got Their Shapes

Author: Mr. Mark Stein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061899860
Size: 78.85 MB
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How the States Got Their Shapes examines: Why West Virginia has a finger creeping up the side of Pennsylvania Why Michigan has an upper peninsula that isn't attached to Michigan Why some Hawaiian islands are not Hawaii Why Texas and ...

Speaking American

Author: Josh Katz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544702522
Size: 35.64 MB
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Now a graphics editor, Katz harnessed the overwhelming response to that quiz to create Speaking American, an extraordinary and beautiful tour through the American vernacular. How do you pronounce "pecan"?

The Scrambled States Of America Talent Show

Author: Laurie Keller
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1429940115
Size: 53.70 MB
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This title has Common Core connections. The Scrambled States of America Talent Show is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

American Panic

Author: Mark Stein
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137464178
Size: 34.56 MB
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This book also devotes chapters to African Americans, Native Americans, Catholics, Mormons, Jews, Chinese and Japanese peoples, Communists, Capitalists, women, and a highly turbulent but largely forgotten panic over Freemasons.

Measuring America

Author: Andro Linklater
Publisher: Plume Books
ISBN: 9780452284593
Size: 10.62 MB
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A thought-provoking history of America's system of measurement explains how, following the American Revolution, a single system of weights and measures, the American Customary System, was developed in order to help survey and map out the ...

The Wordy Shipmates

Author: Sarah Vowell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440638695
Size: 61.52 MB
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From the author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, The Wordy Shipmates is New York Times bestselling author Sarah Vowell's exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America to become the people of John Winthrop's "city upon ...

Experimental Geography

Author: Nato Thompson
Publisher: Melville House
ISBN: 1612193994
Size: 36.57 MB
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These are some of the more than one hundred projects represented in Experimental Geography, a groundbreaking collection of visual research and mapmaking from the past ten years.

It S Complicated

Author: danah boyd
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166311
Size: 47.97 MB
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Surveys the online social habits of American teens and analyzes the role technology and social media plays in their lives, examining common misconceptions about such topics as identity, privacy, danger, and bullying.

The Shape Of Things To Come

Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher:
ISBN: 6050436347
Size: 42.48 MB
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The Shape of Things to Come is a work of science fiction by H. G. Wells, published in 1933, which speculates on future events from 1933 until the year 2106. In the book, a world state is established as the solution to humanity's problems.