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American history, fresh squeezed! : 41 thirst-for-knowledge-quenching poems

Author: Carol Diggory Shields; Richard Thompson
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Handprint Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems on such important events in the history of the United States as the Pilgrims' landing in Massachusetts, the Louisiana Purchase, the Civil War, Seward's Folly, the San Francisco earthquake, and more.
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry, American
History
Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shields, Carol Diggory.
American history, fresh squeezed!
Brooklyn, N.Y. : Handprint Books, 2002
(OCoLC)894892813
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Diggory Shields; Richard Thompson
ISBN: 1929766629 9781929766628
OCLC Number: 50339814
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations, map ; 19 cm.
Contents: All-new eniac! (first computer, 1946) --
Baseball (first organized game, 1845) --
Civil War (1861-1865) --
Close calls (elections of 1876 and 2000) --
Cold War (1950-1991) --
Dangerous (rock 'n' roll, 1954-on) --
Depressing Depression (the Great Depression, 1929-1930s) --
Discovery (discovery of America, 1492) --
Explanation (Declaration of Independence, 1776) --
FDR's ABC (Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1933-1939) --
First (dinosaurs, 245,000,000 B.C.-65,000,000 B.C.) --
Fun in the fifties (television, 1950's) --
Fun in the forties (radio, 1940s) --
Great War (World War I, 1917-1918) --
Groovy (1960's) --
Job available (Lewis and Clark/ Sacajawea, 1804) --
Kitty Hawk (Wright brothers, 1903) --
Lady (September 11, 2001) --
Manhattan (purchase of Manhattan Island, 1626) --
Mr. Seward's folly (purchase of Alaska, 1867) --
Pilgrims (Mayflower landing, 1620) --
Poor you (child labor, 1902-1915) --
Presidents on parade, part I (Washington-Tyler) --
Presidents on parade, part.
Responsibility: by Carol Diggory Shields ; illustrations by Richard Thompson.
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A collection of poems on such important events in the history of the United States as the Pilgrims' landing in Massachusetts, the Louisiana Purchase, the Civil War, Seward's Folly, the San Francisco earthquake, and more.

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