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The first Americans : the story of where they came from and who they became

Author: Anthony F Aveni; S D Nelson
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how clues to the past are found by archeologists, linguists, and biologists and they help us understand where we came from and why we are here today.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony F Aveni; S D Nelson
ISBN: 0439551447 9780439551441 1415634653 9781415634653
OCLC Number: 54046583
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 125 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction: Journey across two continents --
Entering a new world: Great migration --
First contact: Taíno --
Northeast: Woodland peoples --
Midwest: Mystery of the Ohio moundbuilders --
Apartment life in the Southwest: Anasazi --
Party in paradise: Natives of the Northwest Coast --
Southeast: Day in the strange life of the Timucua --
Cahokia: Metropolis on the Mississippi --
Scientist: Time detectives ... and the clues they use --
Author's note --
Where to go to discover the first North Americans --
Photo credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Anthony Aveni ; illustrations by S.D. Nelson.
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Describes how clues to the past are found by archeologists, linguists, and biologists and they help us understand where we came from and why we are here today.

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