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The American story : 100 true tales from American history

Author: Jennifer Armstrong; Roger Roth
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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One hundred brief stories about real people and occurences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Juvenile works
Anecdotes Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Armstrong; Roger Roth
ISBN: 0375812563 9780375812569 0375912568 9780375912566 9780375812569 9780375912566
OCLC Number: 62533791
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 358 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1565-First city --
1570-People of the longhouse --
1590-Lost colony --
1607-Pocahontas of Virginia --
1620-Wanderers --
1626-Manhattan real estate deal --
1655-Keeping watch, keeping the faith --
1680-Knotted rope --
1692-Devil in Massachusetts --
1737-Fall of man --
1743-Claims of France --
1752-Go fly a kite! --
1775-Midnight ride --
1776-Founding Fathers-East --
1776-Founding Fathers-West --
1778-Forging an army --
1791-Plan for a capital --
1796-Portrait --
1804-Going bananas --
1805-Great Divide --
1812-Uncle Sam --
1819-Birdbrain --
-1820-Whale's fury --
-1821-Lord's been good to me --
-1825-Marriage of the waters --
1835-Astonishing discoveries on the moon --
1846-I'm not leaving this jail --
1847-Fatal snow --
1848-Sutter's Mill --
1849-This side up --
1851-Ain't I a woman? --
1851-Flying cloud --
1852-What is that? --
1853-Angry response from a touchy chef --
1856-Big bones --
1858-Murder by moonlight --
1861-Daring rescue --
1863-Jubilee --
1867-End of the trail --
1869-Golden spike --
1870-He laid down his hammer and he died --
1871-Great Chicago fire --
1874-Glittering cloud --
1876-Hard of hearing-East --
1876-Hard of hearing-West --
1881-Shoot-out at the O.K. Corral --
1884-Hold your horses, here come the elephants! --
1885-Up from the ashes, into the light --
1889-Run for the hills! --
1892-Welcome to America --
1892-Lizzie Borden --
1895-New friends --
1898--Remember the Maine! --
1898-Edison's conquest of Mars --
1899-Extra! extra! read all about it! --
1900-Hatchetation --
1901-Gusher --
1902-Don't shoot! --
1903-into the air --
1906-Bringing down the house --
1907-Woeful plight of Mary Mallon --
1911-Cucaracha slide --
1912-Golden land --
1917-Courage under fire --
1919-Great molasses flood --
1919-Great convoy --
1920-Votes for women --
1923-Curse of the bambino --
1925-Mush! --
1925-Evolution --
1927-Spirit of St. Louis --
1929-St. Valentine's Day --
1934-Rainmaker --
1936-Migrant mother --
1938-War of the worlds --
1939-Mrs. Roosevelt's revenge --
1942-Chain reaction --
1945-Raising the flag on Iwo Jima --
1946-Electronic brain --
1947-Cookie-cutter houses --
1952-End of the summer terror --
1954-Brown v. Board of Education --
1955-Walking city --
1956-All shook up --
1962-Thirteen days in October --
1969-Eagle has landed --
1971-Ping-pong diplomacy --
1972-Cold war chess --
1972-Offer he couldn't refuse --
1973-Battle of the sexes --
1973-Break-in at the Watergate --
1974-Rumble in the jungle --
1975-Last voyage of the Big Fitz --
1980-Fire mountain --
1981-Pac-man fever --
1982-Wall --
1987-Flight of the condor --
1990-Hubble trouble --
1996-Ancient wanderer --
2000-Election --
Story arcs --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Roger Roth.
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One hundred brief stories about real people and occurences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000.

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