Soldier Life by Collective

By Collective

Yet one more quantity in Time-Lifes «Voices of the Civil struggle» sequence. This one isn't the same as so much, although. the focal point here's no longer any unmarried conflict quite, it's a examine the warriors existence. as with any works during this sequence, the hallmark is observations from the warriors themselves, no matter if from authentic experiences, letters, or diaries. The part titles start to lay out the contents: «Answering the Call,» «The equipped Bore,» «A query of Character,» «Tenting Tonight,» and «The Promise of Home.» for every part, there's a short creation, placing that part inside of a context. Then, the voices of the individuals themselves.

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American Folk Art for Kids: With 21 Activities by Richard Panchyk

By Richard Panchyk

Drawing at the traditional people artwork traits of kids, who like to acquire buttons, bottle caps, shells, and Popsicle sticks to create attractive, imperfect artwork, this task consultant teaches young ones in regards to the historical past of this natural artwork and gives notion for them to create their very own masterpieces. the complete breadth of yankee folks artwork is surveyed, together with portray, sculpture, ornamental arts, and textiles from the seventeenth century via this present day. Making bubblegum wrapper chains, rag dolls, bottle cap sculptures, decoupage packing containers, and folks work are only a number of the actions designed to carry out the artist in each baby. alongside the way in which children find out about the lives of usa citizens all through heritage and their informal relationships to daily paintings as they minimize stencils, stitch needlepoint samplers, draw calligraphy birds, and layout quilts. vital people artists comparable to the final surviving Shakers, the mythical Grandma Moses, and the Reverend Howard Finster also are explored in sidebars in the course of the ebook.

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Over The Hedge - Animal Antics by Fiona Simpson

By Fiona Simpson

When Verne the turtle and his wooded area buddies get up from their hibernation, they discover a suburban local encroaching on their wooded area domestic, Verne's first intuition is to retreat into his shell and depart, yet then he meets R.J., a con-artist racoon. R.J. perspectives suburbia as a treasure trove of sweets ready to be chanced on. and because he owes a truly offended undergo loads of foodstuff, the chance is to reliable to go up -- specially if he can persuade his new pals to aid him!

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Rightfully Ours. How Women Won the Vote, 21 Activities by Kerrie Logan Hollihan

By Kerrie Logan Hollihan

Though the assertion of Independence acknowledged that “all males are created equal," married girls and women within the early days of the us had few rights. For larger or worse, their lives have been managed by way of their husbands and fathers. Married ladies couldn't personal estate, and few ladies have been informed past analyzing and straightforward math. girls couldn't paintings as medical professionals, attorneys, or within the ministry. no longer one lady may well vote, yet that will swap with the tireless efforts of Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner fact, Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, Jeannette Rankin, Alice Paul, and millions of ladies around the country. Rightfully Ours tells of the century-long fight for lady suffrage within the usa, a stream that all started along the abolitionist reason and persisted throughout the ratification of the nineteenth modification. as well as its full of life narrative, this historical past incorporates a time line, on-line assets, and hands-on actions that will...

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Over The Hedge - The Cookie Heist by Annie Auerbach

By Annie Auerbach

When Verne the turtle and his wooded area pals get up from their hibernation, they discover a suburban local encroaching on their woodland domestic, Verne's first intuition is to retreat into his shell and go away, yet then he meets R.J., a con-artist racoon. R.J. perspectives suburbia as a treasure trove of chocolates ready to be discovered.

This storybook is predicated on a bit of the motion picture the place R.J. and Hammy the squirrel attempt to thieve a few cookies from a number of lady Scout-type characters.

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Friendship Bands: Braiding Weaving Knotting by Marlies Busch, Nadja Layer, Angelika Neeb, Elisabeth Walch

By Marlies Busch, Nadja Layer, Angelika Neeb, Elisabeth Walch

ISBN-10: 0806903090''Novices and skilled crafters alike will relish this accumulating of thoughts for growing colourful bracelets, necklaces, undefined, and hair wraps. no matter if the process is straightforward or complicated, the instructions and trend diagrams are constantly transparent and simple to persist with. Full-color pictures supply transparent examples of accomplished bands.'' —Booklist.

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