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Tour America : a journey through poems and art

Author: Diane Siebert; Stephen Johnson
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poems and paintings describe our beautiful country.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Art
Historical poetry
Juvenile works
Juvenile poetry
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Siebert; Stephen Johnson
ISBN: 0811850560 9780811850568
OCLC Number: 61703899
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2007.
Oregon Book Award for Children's Literature, 2006.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
Contents: Lucy the elephant, Margate, New Jersey --
Gargoyles. New York City --
USS Constitution, Massachusetts --
Mount Washington, New Hampshire --
Niagara Falls, New York --
The Kentucky Derby, Louisville, Kentucky --
The Gateway Arch, St Louis, Mssouri --
The EL, Chicago, Illinois --
Statues, Up North, Bemidji, Minnesota --
Old Faithful, Wyoming --
Badlands, South Dakota --
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota --
Great Salt Lake, Utah --
Aurora Borealis, Alaska --
Mount Saint Helen, Washington --
Vortex, Gold Hill, Oregon --
The Golden Gate Bridge, California --
Bristlecone Pines, Nevada --
Las Vegas, Nevada --
Roswell, New Mexico --
Cadillac Ranch, Texas --
Tallgrass Prairie, Oklahoma --
The Everglades, Florida --
Cape Canaveral, Florida --
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, North Carolina --
The Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.
Responsibility: by Diane Siebert ; illustrated by Stephen T. Johnson.
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From New Hampshire's formidable Mount Washington to San Francisco's spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, the scenic treasures of the United States are brilliantly captured in this artistic tour de force,  Read more...

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This stunning tour of America highlights 26 of the poet's favorite sights, which are as varied as the nation itself. Siebert's striking word choices and images reflect the essence of each subject, Read more...

 
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