Category: Geography Cultures

Encyclopedia of Travel Literature by Christopher K. Brown

By Christopher K. Brown

Prior to visible media, readers realized approximately international international locations, unique geographical regions, different peoples, and intrepid adventurers via go back and forth writers. the following you are going to examine Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, who died in 1817 on his go back journey from Mecca and was once buried nonetheless disguised as a Muslim; George Sand, who scandalized Europe via illegally donning trousers and wrote a singularly fascinating go back and forth publication; and Lord Byron, who fictionalized his Grand journey in Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.

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Nations of Europe by Speedy Publishing LLC

By Speedy Publishing LLC

Childrens get pleasure from studying approximately cultures that fluctuate from what they're familiar with. A international locations of Europe photo e-book opens the door to new reviews, and introduces kids to new rules and ideas via studying concerning the changes and commonalities among countries. Exposing childrens to different customs, languages, varieties of executive, and landscapes broadens their horizons and raises their open-mindedness. an image ebook can be utilized as a gateway car to improving a kid's overseas schooling and supply a beginning for recognition and tolerance of different cultures. A international locations of Europe booklet can assist youngsters comprehend a element of the area except our personal kingdom.

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American Archaeology Uncovers the Vikings by Lois Miner Huey

By Lois Miner Huey

This is often China comprises, in short, every little thing we have to find out about 5,000 years of background, 30 years of establishing, and a destiny that gives you to form the twenty first century for we all. Drawn from the massive assets of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, this concise 120-page publication is suggested for lecture room use, curriculum improvement, and scholar evaluate.

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Emily Climbs (Emily Novels) by L.M. Montgomery

By L.M. Montgomery

Emily Starr was once born with the will to jot down. As  an orphan residing on New Moon Farm, writing helped  her face the tricky, lonely instances. yet now all  her pals are going away to highschool in  nearby Shrewsbury, and her outdated, tyrannical  aunt Elizabeth will merely allow her pass if she promises  to cease writng! the entire related, this can be the first  step in Emily's climb to luck. as soon as in town,  Emily's actions set the Shrewsbury gossips  buzzing. yet Emily and her pals are convinced --  Ilse's a born actress, Teddy's set to be a great  artist, and roguish Perry has the makings of a brilliant  lawyer. whilst Emily has her poems released and  writes for town newspaper, luck seems on  its approach -- and with it the 1st whispers of  romance. Then Emily is available a wonderful opportunity,  and she needs to come to a decision if she desires to swap her  life eternally.

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When the Children Marched. The Birmingham Civil Rights by Robert H. Mayer

By Robert H. Mayer

Referred to because the "most segregated urban in America," Birmingham, Alabama, grew to become a hotbed for civil rights task within the early Nineteen Sixties. nice African-American leaders, together with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, helped lead the civil rights flow within the urban. In Birmingham, African-American formative years marched, sang, and spoke out opposed to segregation. even if they confronted police canines and fireplace hoses, they provided non-violent resistance and didn't backpedal. while the kids MARCHED explores the civil rights leaders who geared up the stream and the courageous little ones and teenagers on the middle of the struggle.

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The Twins 1 The Dutch Twins Illustrated Edition by Lucy Fitch Perkins

By Lucy Fitch Perkins

In the course of the eyes of apparatus and Kat, five year-old twins, we seize a glimpse of existence in Holland a century in the past. We persist with them as they move fishing with grandfather, sign up for their father on marketplace day, aid their mom round the condo, force the milk cart, and get new skates. the tale attracts to a detailed on St. Nicholas Day while St. Nicholas himself will pay them a trip.

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