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N Is For Nutmeg

Author : Elissa D. Grodin
ISBN : 9781585367627
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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As one of the 13 original colonies, the state of Connecticut has played a pivotal role in our nation's history -- from its Revolutionary War figures such as Nathan Hale to its captains of industry and invention. N is for Nutmeg entertains as it informs readers on the history and geography, facts and folklore of Connecticut -- learn why Groton is the submarine capital of the world and how Samuel Clemens got his pen name.

G Is For Granite

Author : Marie Harris
ISBN : 9781585366958
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discover New Hampshire and its rich heritage, unique natural history, and groundbreaking citizens. G is for Granite: A New Hampshire Alphabet is a detailed picture book that introduces children to the beauty and wonder of New Hampshire, from its numerous covered bridges to the delightful call of the ovenbird and even the coveted New Hampshire primary elections. G is for Granite: A New Hampshire Alphabet is written in simple rhyme for preschool through second graders, and features side bar expository text for older students and adults.


Author : Jim Mezzanotte
ISBN : 083684663X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides an in-depth and comprehensive portrait of the state of Connecticut, including its history, people, land, economy, and government.

F Is For First State

Author : Carol Crane
ISBN : 9781585366439
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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As the first state to ratify the United States Constitution, Delaware rightfully earned its nickname of "First State." Though small in size, it is a treasure trove of history (Fort Delaware), inventions (the Victrola), and garden wonders (Winterthur). State symbols such as the Blue Hen Chicken and peach blossom speak to the character and traditions that formed the state. Historian Carol Crane loves looking through the kaleidoscope of the past and has taken many delightful journeys through Delaware. She loves to imagine her Swedish ancestors coming to this country on the Kalmar Nyckel, building log cabins, or starting the first Swedish church in Wilmington. Carol lives with her husband in North Carolina and travels the country speaking at education conferences across the nation."F is for First State" is Carol's 11th book with Sleeping Bear Press. Elizabeth Traynor decided to be an illustrator when she was fifteen years old, while taking art classes at the Delaware Art Museum. She received her BFAin illustration from Rhode Island School of Design. An illustrator as well as an illustration professor, her work can be seen throughout the country, from book covers, newspapers and magazines, to ads and packaging. Elizabeth lives in Massachusetts and California.

Yankee Doodle Numbers

Author : Elissa D. Grodin
ISBN : 1585361755
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Using numbers as its backdrop, this book gives a travelogue of the state's historic moments, symbols, landmarks, and famous people. Included are topics such as lighthouses, railway cars, one-room schoolhouses, and geographic areas"--Provided by publisher.

L Is For Lobster

Author : Cynthia Furlong Reynolds
ISBN : 9781585367573
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From the Penobscots, Passaquamoddies, Puritans, and pilgrims, to the proud people "Down East," L is for Lobster is the alphabet book for all Mainers. The rhymes and text woven through A to Z teach children about the many wonders of this great vacationland. Open the pages and explore the Quoddy lighthouse, learn about Old Town Canoe Company, or search the beaches for ocean treasures. With charming, warm illustrations from Jeannie Brett, as well as playful rhymes and informative text from Maine native Cynthia Furlong Reynolds, L is for Lobster is sure to become a favorite of children, teachers, and parents. Rediscover the deep, rich woodlands and sparkling ocean playgrounds of Maine through this delightful alphabet journey!

African American Connecticut Explored

Author : Elizabeth J. Normen
ISBN : 9780819574008
Genre : Social Science
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The numerous essays by many of the state’s leading historians in African American Connecticut Explored document an array of subjects beginning from the earliest years of the state’s colonization around 1630 and continuing well into the 20th century. The voice of Connecticut’s African Americans rings clear through topics such as the Black Governors of Connecticut, nationally prominent black abolitionists like the reverends Amos Beman and James Pennington, the African American community’s response to the Amistad trial, the letters of Joseph O. Cross of the 29th Regiment of Colored Volunteers in the Civil War, and the Civil Rights work of baseball great Jackie Robinson (a twenty-year resident of Stamford), to name a few. Insightful introductions to each section explore broader issues faced by the state’s African American residents as they struggled for full rights as citizens. This book represents the collaborative effort of Connecticut Explored and the Amistad Center for Art & Culture, with support from the State Historic Preservation Office and Connecticut’s Freedom Trail. It will be a valuable guide for anyone interested in this fascinating area of Connecticut’s history. Contributors include Billie M. Anthony, Christopher Baker, Whitney Bayers, Barbara Beeching, Andra Chantim, Stacey K. Close, Jessica Colebrook, Christopher Collier, Hildegard Cummings, Barbara Donahue, Mary M. Donohue, Nancy Finlay, Jessica A. Gresko, Katherine J. Harris, Charles (Ben) Hawley, Peter Hinks, Graham Russell Gao Hodges, Eileen Hurst, Dawn Byron Hutchins, Carolyn B. Ivanoff, Joan Jacobs, Mark H. Jones, Joel Lang, Melonae’ McLean, Wm. Frank Mitchell, Hilary Moss, Cora Murray, Elizabeth J. Normen, Elisabeth Petry, Cynthia Reik, Ann Y. Smith, John Wood Sweet, Charles A. Teale Sr., Barbara M. Tucker, Tamara Verrett, Liz Warner, David O. White, and Yohuru Williams. Ebook Edition Note: One illustration has been redacted.

A Catalogue Of The Names Of The First Puritan Settlers Of The Colony Of Connecticut

Author : Royal Ralph Hinman
ISBN : HARVARD:32044019293042
Genre : Connecticut
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D Is For Democracy

Author : Elissa Grodin
ISBN : 1442061472
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Alphabetically arranged entries present a simple introduction to the political processes, parties, and people of American democracy.

Connecticut Yankees At Gettysburg

Author : Charles P. Hamblen
ISBN : 0873384784
Genre : History
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Here, dramatic narrative is interwoven with excerpts from the letters and diaries of Connecticut's fighting ranks to produce an extended overview of the battle of Gettysburg that should appeal to Civil War enthusiasts, students new to the Civil War and those interested in Connecticut history.

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