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Told in a highly readable question-and-answer format, this informational book has an easy, chatty style that suits its old-fashioned subject matter. Handily, all the questions are listed in the table of contents for quick reference.
This unique presentation of American history takes readers into the locked rooms of the Philadelphia State House at the drafting of the U.S. Constitution — describing the issues debated and the delegates present.
At last! History you can sing!
As the curtain rises in a school auditorium, the audience waits with excited anticipation. Soon, a cast of spirited schoolchildren will portray the life of Abraham Lincoln through a simple, delightful, musical biography.
In watching television or in surfing the Internet, today's children absorb visual information every day. Many of them are most comfortable learning new facts or ideas this way. The Scholastic Kid's Almanac was created with these 21st century kids in mind.
"Well, it was just your basic, ordinary day in the good old U. S. of A. States all over the country were waking up, having their first cups of coffee, reading the morning paper, and enjoying the beautiful sunrise."
"All the states, that is, except for Kansas."