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Author Jenson-Elliott, Cynthia L.

Title Desert communities past and present / by Cindy Jenson-Elliott.

Publication Info. North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, [2014].


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Department  J 973 JEN    Check Shelf
Description 24 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.
Series First facts. Who lived here?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Spread one : people come to the desert (10,000 B.C. to 300 B.C.) -- Spread two : basketmakers (250 A.D.) -- Spread three : cliff dwellers (1200s) -- Spread four : Spaniards arrive (1500s) -- Spread five : ranching (1850s) -- Spread six : roads cross the desert (early 1900s) -- Spread seven : towns spring up (1930s) -- Spread eight : desert cities bloom (1970s) -- Spread nine : clean energy (2000s).
Summary "Compares and contrasts the way people lived in a North American desert over the course of centuries"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Human settlements -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Deserts -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Desert people -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781476540597 (library binding)
1476540594 (library binding)
9781476551418 (pbk.)
1476551413 (pbk.)
9781476559940 (ebook)
1476559945 (ebook)
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