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Author Burleigh, Robert.
Title American moments : scenes from American history / Robert Burleigh ; illustrated by Bruce Strachan.
Pub Info New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2004.
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book jacket
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 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 973 BUR     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 45 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Audience 750L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.6 1 1 78683
Summary A look at a cross-section of people and events in American history from 1621 to 2001 representing the many facets of American life.
Contents "Let the feasting begin" / October 1621 -- "We hold these truths . . ." / July 1776 / Crossing the Delaware / December 25, 1776 -- Alongside the Pacific / January 8, 1806 -- Follow the North Star" / Sunday in October 1851 -- Death of a President / April 14, 1865 -- Convicted-of voting! / June 17, 1873 -- Crazy Horse and Custer's last stand / June 25, 1876 -- Coming to America / September 13, 1893 -- Wright brothers take off / December 17, 1903 -- Escape artist / November 6, 1916 -- Paint this moment / Summer 1929 -- Fireside chat / March 12, 1933 -- Raising the flag / February 23, 1945 -- "Tired of giving in" / December 1, 1955 -- Jazz time / April 3, 1961 -- Up, up, up-to the moon! / July 20, 1969 -- We remember / October 2001 -- End notes.
Subject United States -- History -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Biography.
Add Author Strachan, Bruce, 1959-
ISBN 0805070826 (alk. paper)
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