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.
This is a compact guide that contains the 15 main archaeological ruin sites of the ancient Mayan civilization on the Yucatan peninsula and also explains the optimal route for visiting these sites. A perfect guide for those travelers who are primarily interested in the most important Maya sites. The Maya Sites – Hidden Treasures of… [Read More]
by Jan Porter
Maddy’s Wings is a heartwarming life tale of 92-year-old Maddy, a WW2 Air Auxiliary pilot. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s she is challenged to face painful memories of crashing a loaded B26 bomber that killed two female flight crew members. Heart break and humour abounds, as she recalls growing up in the tiny northern Ontario community of… [Read More]
A collection of essays by the author about films which were left out of The Most Important Science Fiction Films of The 20th Century trilogy but were still important to pop culture and the genre. Each essay includes a complete plot synopsis, additional analyses and notes, anecdotal information and data, where possible; since some films… [Read More]
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]