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Author Burleigh, Robert.

Title American moments : scenes from American history / Robert Burleigh ; illustrated by Bruce Strachan.

Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Department  J 973 BUR    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J UNITED STATES 973 BUR    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Children's Nonfiction  J 973 BURLEIGH    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 45 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.6 1.0 78683.
Subject United States -- History -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Biography.
Added Author Strachan, Bruce, 1959- illustrator.
ISBN 0805070826 alkaline paper
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