Little Miss HISTORY has packed three of her NYC adventures into one exciting book. Visit the STATUE of LIBERTY the symbol of hope and promise for the immigrants who passed it on their way to fulfilling their dreams as they awaited inspection on ELLIS ISLAND. Then journey up the Hudson River to the USS INTREPID to witness and explore hands on one ship's amazing history in WW II, the Vietnam War, the space age, and the war on terrorism. Hold on to your hats for a rollicking ride back into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with Little Miss HISTORY!
"... Mrs. Mojica's enthralling account of the statue's construction and history includes fascinating details about its origins, its purpose and significance, its architects and designers, and the physical and financial effort its building necessitated. Mrs. Mojica seamlessly interweaves information about prominent historical figures that were involved in making Lady Liberty's part of the American story...."
"...We are living during an era where there's much talk about immigration, and immigration laws, so books like this one will usurp much diverse conversations. Adults can help children sort through puzzling questions using respectful discourse one to another..."
"...I'm delighted to see the Little Miss HISTORY collection keeps growing and highly recommend it to classrooms and libraries as a wonderful resource for telling America's story..."
Barbara Ann Mojica is a historian and retired educator. She writes historical articles for the Columbia Insider under the banner "Passages." Using the whimsical Little Miss History character, Barbara hopes to inspire children to learn about historical people and places. Little Miss History's antics make reading nonfiction a fun-filled adventure for all ages.
Welcome to the weirder (and darker) side of the City of Light. You’ve probably visited—or plan to visit—the Paris Catacombs. But for history buffs, travelers trying to escape the overcrowded “must-sees,” and fans of the bizarre, macabre, or morbid, there’s a lot more than the Catacombs to explore in the offbeat, often creepy side of… [Read More]
ISBN : 978-1-77076-594-8 Format : 152 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 po., broché, papier intérieur crème #60, encre intérieur noir et blanc, couverture extérieure #100 en quatre couleurs Voici le premier d’une série d’ouvrages relatant des faits historiques souvent oubliés ou méconnus du grand public, des faits historiques qui se rattachent à des noms, à des… [Read More]
Wild lands cultivate a keen interest in scientists, sportsmen, and enthusiasts alike. The reintroduction of gray wolves to Yellowstone National Park in the 1990s and the natural return of wolves to the western United States has sparked intense public interest in the role of predation on the population dynamics of the deer and the American… [Read More]
by LaRayne Topp
Eighty-one seconds. That’s all the time it took a diabolical tornado to crash through Pilger, Nebraska, on June 16, 2014, destroying more than 40 percent of its homes plus its business district. Eighty-one seconds. That’s all the time it took for a tornado to destroy farms of the same size on the same day throughout… [Read More]
by LaRayne Topp
When European settlers first came to Cuming County, they saw only what the Omaha, Pawnee, Otoe, and Ponca, and a few early trappers and traders had always seen: grass. They found acres of big bluestem, little bluestem, switchgrass, and sideoats grama. With slough grass growing as tall as a man on horseback, landmarks–a lone tree… [Read More]