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New York City History for Kids : From New Amsterdam to the Big Apple with 21 Activities
by Richard Panchyk


Overview - In this lively 400-year history, kids will read about Peter Stuyvesant and the enterprising Dutch colonists, follow the spirited patriots as they rebel against the British during the American Revolution, learn about the crimes of the infamous Tweed Ring, journey through the notorious Five Points slum with its tenements and street vendors, and soar to new heights with the Empire State Building and New York City s other amazing skyscrapers.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In this lively 400-year history, kids will read about Peter Stuyvesant and the enterprising Dutch colonists, follow the spirited patriots as they rebel against the British during the American Revolution, learn about the crimes of the infamous Tweed Ring, journey through the notorious Five Points slum with its tenements and street vendors, and soar to new heights with the Empire State Building and New York City s other amazing skyscrapers. Along the way, they ll stop at Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and many other prominent New York landmarks. With informative and fun activities, such as painting a Dutch fireplace tile or playing a game of stickball, this valuable resource includes a time line of significant events, a list of historic sites to visit or explore online, and web resources for further study, helping young learners gain a better understanding of the Big Apple s culture, politics, and geography."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781883052935
  • ISBN-10: 1883052939
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press
  • Publish Date: November 2012
  • Page Count: 134
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12

Series: For Kids

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Activity Books - General
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States/State & Local
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - United States

 
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