By Michael L. Cooper
From colonial instances to the trendy day, issues have remained consistent in American heritage: the harmful strength of fires and the bravery of these who struggle them.
Fighting fireplace! brings to lifestyles ten of the deadliest infernos this kingdom has ever continued: the nice fires of Boston, ny, Chicago, Baltimore, and San Francisco, the mess ups of the Triangle Shirtwaist manufacturing unit, the overall Slocum, and the Cocoanut Grove nightclub, the wildfire of Witch Creek in San Diego County, and the disaster of Sep 11. every one blaze ended in new firefighting innovations and applied sciences, but the fight opposed to fires maintains to today. With old photographs and a fast moving textual content, this is often either a thrilling examine firefighting background and a party of the human spirit.
By Kristin Sterling
An creation to the typical features of a rural neighborhood.
By Lonely Planet Kids
Take an international travel via 2 hundred international locations with this fresh variation of the bestselling childrens' model of Lonely Planet's renowned The Travel e-book, loaded with hundreds of thousands of fantastic proof on natural world, how humans reside, activities, hideous and mouthwatering foodstuff, gala's and a variety of different quirky insights on each web page. each nation will get its personal committed web page, and a mixture of images and gorgeous illustrations brings every one land to lifestyles. excellent for maintaining explorers elderly eight years and up entertained at the highway.
Authors: Lonely Planet teenagers
About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's top trip writer comes Lonely Planet youngsters, a kid's imprint that brings the area to existence for younger explorers all over the place. we are kick-starting the shuttle trojan horse and exhibiting children simply how remarkable our planet is. Our challenge is to encourage and enjoyment curious young children, displaying them the wealthy variety of individuals, locations and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to proportion our enthusiasm and continuous fascination for what it really is that makes the area we are living within the fabulous position it really is. an enormous experience awaits! Come discover.
Award-winning kid's titles from Lonely Planet comprise The notable international Atlas (Independent writer Award, Gold for Juvenile Multicultural Non-fiction, 2015), How to Be an area Explorer (Independent writer Award, Silver for Juvenile Non-fiction, 2015), Not for folks The commute ebook, now not for folks Paris, now not for folks London, now not for folks big apple City, and Not for fogeys Rome (all dad or mum confirmed mother or father authorized winners, 2012).
Lonely Planet courses have gained the TripAdvisor Traveler's selection Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
By Steven Banks
SpongeBob and Patrick have been having fun with a beautiful banquet at Medieval moments eating place after they have been selected to struggle within the royal joust. After a freak twist of fate, SpongeBob and Patrick locate themselves again in medieval instances the place they're wrong for excellent knights and despatched to rescue the princess from the evil, one-eyed lord's jellyfish dragon! Can SpongeBob and Patrick retailer the princess? Will they ever go back to Bikini backside?
13 tales of Little David who befriends the boys construction a home round the corner and participates within the motion from the digging of the basis to the laying of the shingles. ultimate quantity in a chain of a tales created by means of a father to urge a definite little boy to fall asleep. for almost 3 years his one listener heard them repeated again and again, and his curiosity by no means flagged. because the first tales informed, the farm tales, slowly grew in quantity, ultimately to fill volumes, they totally displaced different tales, and that farm turned as actual within the brain of his listener because it was once actually while little John used to be riding the cows or planting the corn within the early a part of the 19th century. Later got here extra volumes a couple of send and its voyages at sea, and this ultimate quantity on residence development. perfect for a long time five to 7.
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 handle. It wasn’t even a lot a speech, relatively. quite a few feedback. no longer intended to be remembered.
Yet a hundred and fifty years later, these few feedback were remembered. How come? What used to be the genuine which means in the back of them? the place did they arrive from? Why is it so vital that we always remember what President Lincoln acknowledged on that chilly November day?
Originally released as A Three-Minute Speech, this concise, illustrated exploration of a momentous old occasion is either interesting and straightforward to learn.
By Dorothy Downs
Florida Seminoles and Miccosukees were making and donning patchwork garments because the early 1900s, growing many attractive and particular patchwork designs. additionally they make palmetto-husk dolls, wearing patchwork garments. Patchwork is a manner for those local americans to specific themselves and determine with their background. This ebook combines the heritage of the Seminoles and Miccosukees with how they do their crafts. the right way to make patchwork designs and a doll utilizing coloured paper and glue rather than cloth and a stitching computing device with effortless step by step directions.
The award-winning National Geographic teenagers usa Atlas beneficial properties vigorous maps, and snap shots; up to date essays and statistics; eight thematic map spreads, on subject matters equivalent to immigration, typical risks, the water problem, and the "greening" of the US; same-size actual and political maps for every area for simple comparability; vivid picture essays on each one area and country; greater than 350 full-color illustrations; 80-plus pages of nationwide Geographic maps; 50-plus information photos; up to date kingdom truth containers; geo-whiz proof; country flags, birds, and vegetation; finished place-name index with coordinates for simple reference; and word list of geographic phrases.
similar to its significant other quantity National Geographic childrens global Atlas, the us atlas is INTERACTIVE. A especially designed website will permit teenagers to hyperlink on to thousands of nationwide Geographic maps, photos, and articles plus movies, tune, video games, and extra that might extend their wisdom and viewpoint approximately this kingdom and its states and areas. All maps are custom-designed for middle-grade scholars through the Society's world-famous cartographers and every is proven within the context of surrounding components. all through, locator maps and colour coding make it effortless for children to maintain song of the place they're and to fast navigate from zone to area and country to state.
the combo of huge, specified, but easy-to-read maps--both actual and political; wonderful, full-color photograph essays; information-packed thematic spreads; and the interactive part units this atlas except some other U.S. atlas presently on hand for the 8-12 age industry and makes it a useful source.
By Chris Oxlade
What's Europe's optimum mountain? what percentage nations are in Europe? What languages do humans in Europe communicate? This booklet solutions those questions and extra because it introduces younger readers to the continent of Europe via age-appropriate maps, attractive images, and easy textual content. subject matters coated in the ebook comprise the place the continent is, weather, geography, animals and crops, international locations, humans and languages, normal assets, towns, and recognized areas.