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This alphabet book offers A is for the American Revolution, B is for the Battles of Lexington and Concord, and more. Each entry in this picture book for young readers includes one paragraph of relevant facts.
Here, for the first time, Paul D. Walker reveals Robert E. Lee’s true plan for victory at Gettysburg: a simultaneous strike against the Union center from the front and rear—Pickett’s infantry to charge the front, while Stuart’s cavalry struck the rear. The frontal assault by Pickett went off as scheduled, but as Stuart’s forces approached from the rear, they encountered a Union cavalry contingent. As the forces joined, the Union cavalry leader was quickly killed, and command fell to one of the most dynamic figures in American history—George Armstrong Custer.
From the Boston Tea Party in 1773 to the first reading of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia in 1776, this comprehensive alphabet book follows the citizens of the Thirteen Colonies as they fight for representation. During the 1700s, greed ruled King George III of England, and he thought he could tax the Colonists on anything. As a result, they rebelled by forming their own government. Featuring C for Continental Congress, I for Independence, and R for Revolution, this historical children’s book infuses readers with patriotism and awe.
For the more than twenty million Americans who have diabetes, decadent desserts and other sweet luxuries are no longer off limits. Using a number of substitution techniques to lower the carbohydrate and calorie counts in her recipes, pastry chef and diabetic Stacey Harris has transformed more than two hundred desserts into delicious, diabetic-friendly delights.
Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper begins with Woodcock as a young boy, learning to hunt and trap small game in the wild woods of Pennsylvania. Later he examines the merits of traps versus guns and tells of near escapes and exciting hunting trips to other parts of America. Detailing the hardships that accompany such a life, Woodcock is decidedly forward about his profession. But his voice never wavers in his obvious undying fondness for the outdoors and the adventure that it offers. Paperback.
Guide to the Amish Country: 3rd Edition comprehensively explains Amish culture and beliefs and contains addresses and descriptions of attractions, motels, eating places, and various happenings. Also included are quilt shops, antique markets, wineries, farmers’ markets, parks, and museums.
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Researched and written by two recognized experts on Audubon’s work, Handbook of Audubon Prints is a complete, concise guide to the bird and animal prints created by the American naturalist and artist more than a century ago. Hardcover.
Harpers Ferry is a tenacious town; battered and muddied by water and war, it refuses to quit. The site of John Brown’s infamous raid, which brought what the author considers the first shots of the Civil War, Harpers Ferry also has stood floods, plague, invasion, assault, cannon fire, the Depression, Prohibition, and just plain bad luck. Despite having had far more than its share of disasters, this small West Virginia hamlet survives.
Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose for Kids contains ten of her best-known, full-color illustrations of these beloved nursery rhymes, including “Peter, Peter, pumpkin-eater,” “Little Bo-Peep,” and “Ring a-round a rosie,” in a toddler-friendly board-book format. This, the first book in Pelican’s Great Art for Kids Series, features a two-page activity guide for parents.
Contains full-color reproductions of original art with the addition of 5 color pieces originally reproduced in black and white in the 1st edition. Hardcover.
Arranged in chronological order, each illustration is accompanied by complete bibliographical information, including pagination, issue date, physical description, and other notations. Every cover of each 1st edition book reproduced in color. Hardcover. (This is a short discount title.)
A prolific book and magazine illustrator of the early 20th century, Smith is best known for her illustrations of Good Housekeeping covers for more than 15 years during the post-World War I era. This pictorial volume also details the life and influences of this famed illustrator. Hardcover.
Illustrated with Cassatt’s own work and that of other influential Impressionists, as well as photographs of the artist, this book offers children a glimpse at life during the late 1800s and showcases the colorful vivaciousness of Cassatt’s work. Her beloved portraits of mothers and children are highlighted here, but the book also includes lesser-known work that shows Cassatt’s range of talent. Children will enjoy seeing the warm and loving images of others their age relaxing with pets, enjoying the outdoors, and being held by caring adults.
This innovative guidebook and journal—part of a new series—encourages young visitors to record a personal account of their impressions of their visit to this famous Civil War battlefield, creating a keepsake to memorialize the trip. It includes built-in pockets for postcards, brochures, maps, and ticket stubs, as well as crossword puzzles, word scrambles, and other fun activities.
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