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Rajczak, Michael

Summary: "Have you ever heard the expression, "You had to be there?" When you visit a national landmark, you have the chance to experience history--and a primary source--firsthand. You can explore the fascinating history of the United States by visiting such landmarks as Independence Hall, the White House, Gettysburg Cemetery, and many more amazing places. Get a taste of our how our national landmarks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 RAJ

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Summary: Justine Shapiro follows the Blue Ridge Parkway, journeying to Tennessee and the city of Nashville. She visits its famous country music sites and the old plantation home of US President, Andrew Jackson. Justine then hits the legendary Route 66, stopping at a giant cattle auction in Oklahoma City. She then joins the 'Trail of Tears' memorial walk for Native Americans before crossing the Texas...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 GLO

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 974.71 Eggers 2018

Contents: Slavery and abolition -- Stories of the real underground railroad -- The story endures in history and legend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books in association with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 PAS

Vowell, Sarah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.099 VOW

Danzer, Gerald A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Association for State and Local History 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 DAN

Sauers, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973 SAU

Meyer, Jeffrey G.

Summary: Explains the historical stories behind such famous American trees as Johnny Appleseed's apple tree, Amelia Earhart's sugar maple, George Washington's tulip poplar, and the Gettysburg Address honey locust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 MEY

Smith, Clint

11 holds on 4 copies

Summary: 'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 SMI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 SMI

Coonerty, Ryan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.022 COO

Weeks, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Countryman Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 WEE

Yolen, Jane

Summary: In humorous verse Plymouth Rock tells the story of itself, from glacial erratic to national icon--with historical asides and corrections by the fact checker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YOL

Lawliss, Chuck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 LAW

Dolan, Susan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Park Service, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, Pacific West Regional Office, Cultural Resources, Park Historic Structures and Cultural Landscapes Program 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.0973 DOL

Brownstone, Douglass L.

Summary: Provides practical advice on how to search for the locations of historic sites such as bridges, railroads, factories, inns, stores, and roads.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Facts on File 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 BRO

Sneden, Robert Knox

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.7 SNE

Michna-Bales, Jeanine

Summary: "They left in the middle of the night--often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. An estimated one hundred thousand slaves between 1830 and the end of the Civil War in 1865 embarked on a journey of untold hardship in search offreedom, many with the aid of the Underground Railroad. Through Darkness to Light : Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad imagines how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.7 MIC

Sherr, Lynn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.082 SHE

Sklansky, Amy

Summary: "Filled with striking full-color photographs, more than 500 historic battlefield sites, and dozens of exquisitely detailed maps, National Geographic the Civil War : A Traveler's guide is the best-in-class travel guide on the market. This beautifully illustrated handbook, built on the expertise of the country's most renowned Civil War historians and dozens of Park Service experts, is an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 SKL

Welborn, B. J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 WEL

Epting, Chris

Summary: Offers a guide to the locations of significant popular culture events, including the crash of the Hindenburg, the "Saturday Night Fever" disco, the first MacDonald's location, and the "American Bandstand" studio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Santa Monica Press 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306 Epting 2003

Summary: A guided tour in words & pictures to 500 places important in our past. From forts and battlefields to mansions and monuments, here is a full-color illustrated guide to 500 of America's most fascinating, fun-to-visit historic places. Over 350 color photos and six locator maps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1977

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 VIS

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