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Author Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-
Title The American story : 100 true tales from American history / by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Roger Roth.
Publisher New York : A. A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2006.
Edition 1st ed.


LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Avondale Juv  973 ArmsJ 2006    CHECK SHELF
 Central Youth  973 ArmsJ 2006    CHECK SHELF
 Graysvll Adult  973 Arm    CHECK SHELF
 Hoover Juv  973 ARM    CHECK SHELF
 Hoover Juv  973 ARM    DUE 08-26-14
 Midfield Juv  973    CHECK SHELF
 Mountain Brook Juvenile  973 ArmJ    DUE 09-08-14
 SpringvilleRoadJuv  973 ArmsJ 2006    CHECK SHELF
 Tarrant Juv  J 973 Arm    CHECK SHELF

Description 358 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
Edition 1st ed.
Contents 1565-First city -- 1570-People of the longhouse -- 1590-Lost colony -- 1607-Pocahontas of Virginia -- 1620-Wanderers -- 1626-Manhattan real estate deal -- 1655-Keeping watch, keeping the faith -- 1680-Knotted rope -- 1692-Devil in Massachusetts -- 1737-Fall of man -- 1743-Claims of France -- 1752-Go fly a kite! -- 1775-Midnight ride -- 1776-Founding Fathers-East -- 1776-Founding Fathers-West -- 1778-Forging an army -- 1791-Plan for a capital -- 1796-Portrait -- 1804-Going bananas -- 1805-Great Divide -- 1812-Uncle Sam -- 1819-Birdbrain -- -1820-Whale's fury -- -1821-Lord's been good to me -- -1825-Marriage of the waters -- 1835-Astonishing discoveries on the moon -- 1846-I'm not leaving this jail -- 1847-Fatal snow -- 1848-Sutter's Mill -- 1849-This side up -- 1851-Flying cloud -- 1851-Ain't I a woman? -- 1852-What is that? -- 1853-Angry response from a touchy chef -- 1856-Big bones -- 1858-Murder by moonlight -- 1861-Daring rescue -- 1863-Jubilee -- 1867-End of the trail -- 1869-Golden spike -- 1870-He laid down his hammer and he died -- 1871-Great Chicago fire -- 1874-Glittering cloud -- 1876-Hard of hearing East -- 1876-Hard of hearing West -- 1881-Shoot out at the OK Corral -- 1884-Hold your horses, here come the elephants! -- 1885-Up from the ashes, into the light -- 1889-Run for the hills! -- 1892-Welcome to America -- 1892-Lizzie Borden -- 1895-New friends -- 1898--Remember the Maine! -- 1898-Edison's conquest of Mars -- 1899-Extra! extra! read all about it! -- 1900-Hatchetation -- 1901-Gusher -- 1902-Don't shoot! -- 1903-into the air -- 1906-Bringing down the house -- 1907-Woeful plight of Mary Mallon -- 1911-Cucaracha slide -- 1912-Golden land -- 1917-Courage under fire -- 1919-Great convoy -- 1919-Great molasses flood -- 1920-Votes for women -- 1923-Curse of the bambino -- 1925-Mush! -- 1925-Evolution -- 1927-Spirit of St. Louis -- 1929-St. Valentine's Day -- 1934-Rainmaker -- 1936-Migrant mother -- 1938-War of the worlds -- 1939-Mrs. Roosevelt's revenge -- 1942-Chain reaction -- 1945-Raising the flag on Iwo Jima -- 1946-Electronic brain -- 1947-Cookie cutter houses -- 1952-End of the summer terror -- 1954-Brown V. board of education -- 1955-Walking city -- 1956-All shook up -- 1962-Yhirteen days in October -- 1969-Dagle has landed -- 1971-Ping pong diplomacy -- 1972-Cold war chess -- 1972-Offer he couldn't refuse -- 1973-Battle of the sexes -- 1973-Break-in at the watergate -- 1974-Rumble in the jungle -- 1975-Last voyage of the big fitz -- 1980-Fire mountain -- 1981-Pac-man fever -- 1982-Wall -- 1987-Flight of the condor -- 1990-Hubble trouble -- 1996-Ancient wanderer -- 2000-Election -- Story arcs -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary One hundred brief stories about real people and occurences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-354) and index.
ISBN 0375812563
0375912568 (lib. bdg.)
Author Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-
Subject United States -- History -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Roth, Roger.
Description 358 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
Edition 1st ed.
Contents 1565-First city -- 1570-People of the longhouse -- 1590-Lost colony -- 1607-Pocahontas of Virginia -- 1620-Wanderers -- 1626-Manhattan real estate deal -- 1655-Keeping watch, keeping the faith -- 1680-Knotted rope -- 1692-Devil in Massachusetts -- 1737-Fall of man -- 1743-Claims of France -- 1752-Go fly a kite! -- 1775-Midnight ride -- 1776-Founding Fathers-East -- 1776-Founding Fathers-West -- 1778-Forging an army -- 1791-Plan for a capital -- 1796-Portrait -- 1804-Going bananas -- 1805-Great Divide -- 1812-Uncle Sam -- 1819-Birdbrain -- -1820-Whale's fury -- -1821-Lord's been good to me -- -1825-Marriage of the waters -- 1835-Astonishing discoveries on the moon -- 1846-I'm not leaving this jail -- 1847-Fatal snow -- 1848-Sutter's Mill -- 1849-This side up -- 1851-Flying cloud -- 1851-Ain't I a woman? -- 1852-What is that? -- 1853-Angry response from a touchy chef -- 1856-Big bones -- 1858-Murder by moonlight -- 1861-Daring rescue -- 1863-Jubilee -- 1867-End of the trail -- 1869-Golden spike -- 1870-He laid down his hammer and he died -- 1871-Great Chicago fire -- 1874-Glittering cloud -- 1876-Hard of hearing East -- 1876-Hard of hearing West -- 1881-Shoot out at the OK Corral -- 1884-Hold your horses, here come the elephants! -- 1885-Up from the ashes, into the light -- 1889-Run for the hills! -- 1892-Welcome to America -- 1892-Lizzie Borden -- 1895-New friends -- 1898--Remember the Maine! -- 1898-Edison's conquest of Mars -- 1899-Extra! extra! read all about it! -- 1900-Hatchetation -- 1901-Gusher -- 1902-Don't shoot! -- 1903-into the air -- 1906-Bringing down the house -- 1907-Woeful plight of Mary Mallon -- 1911-Cucaracha slide -- 1912-Golden land -- 1917-Courage under fire -- 1919-Great convoy -- 1919-Great molasses flood -- 1920-Votes for women -- 1923-Curse of the bambino -- 1925-Mush! -- 1925-Evolution -- 1927-Spirit of St. Louis -- 1929-St. Valentine's Day -- 1934-Rainmaker -- 1936-Migrant mother -- 1938-War of the worlds -- 1939-Mrs. Roosevelt's revenge -- 1942-Chain reaction -- 1945-Raising the flag on Iwo Jima -- 1946-Electronic brain -- 1947-Cookie cutter houses -- 1952-End of the summer terror -- 1954-Brown V. board of education -- 1955-Walking city -- 1956-All shook up -- 1962-Yhirteen days in October -- 1969-Dagle has landed -- 1971-Ping pong diplomacy -- 1972-Cold war chess -- 1972-Offer he couldn't refuse -- 1973-Battle of the sexes -- 1973-Break-in at the watergate -- 1974-Rumble in the jungle -- 1975-Last voyage of the big fitz -- 1980-Fire mountain -- 1981-Pac-man fever -- 1982-Wall -- 1987-Flight of the condor -- 1990-Hubble trouble -- 1996-Ancient wanderer -- 2000-Election -- Story arcs -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary One hundred brief stories about real people and occurences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-354) and index.
ISBN 0375812563
0375912568 (lib. bdg.)
Author Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-
Subject United States -- History -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Roth, Roger.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Avondale Juv  973 ArmsJ 2006    CHECK SHELF
 Central Youth  973 ArmsJ 2006    CHECK SHELF
 Graysvll Adult  973 Arm    CHECK SHELF
 Hoover Juv  973 ARM    CHECK SHELF
 Hoover Juv  973 ARM    DUE 08-26-14
 Midfield Juv  973    CHECK SHELF
 Mountain Brook Juvenile  973 ArmJ    DUE 09-08-14
 SpringvilleRoadJuv  973 ArmsJ 2006    CHECK SHELF
 Tarrant Juv  J 973 Arm    CHECK SHELF

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