How The States Got Their Shapes

Author: Mr. Mark Stein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061899860
Size: 26.35 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: 11.55 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: 41.15 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: 28.45 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: 36.25 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 ...

Experimental Geography

Author: Nato Thompson
Publisher: Melville House
ISBN: 1612193994
Size: 12.36 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.

Vice Capades

Author: Mark Stein
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 1612348947
Size: 80.35 MB
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"From the founding of Plymouth Colony to the present day, "Vice Capades" looks at our relationship with the actions, attitudes, and antics that have separated morality from depravity"--

Minnesota 150

Author: Kate Roberts
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society
ISBN: 9780873515948
Size: 12.81 MB
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A fabulous showcase of individuals, events, and inventions that have made Minnesota.

It S Complicated

Author: danah boyd
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166311
Size: 15.10 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.