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The Quilt-Block History of Pioneer Days: With Projects Kids Can Make

From the Series The Fabric of Early America

This fun and interesting book presents the history of American pioneers by describing the quilts they made, linking common experiences they had with various quilt patterns. Projects that kids… Read More →

  • Dewey: 746.9'7'0973

Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos: American Cooking from the 1920s through Today

From the Series Cooking Through Time

This book covers America's eating habits from 1920 up to the present. Not only did the twentieth century see a woman's role in the kitchen change from backbreaking durdgery to easy meal… Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.1'0973

Pasta, Fried Rice, and Matzoh Balls: Immigrant Cooking in America

From the Series Cooking Through Time

From 1565 to 1920, waves of European and Asian immigrants reached American shores and spiced up the country’s diet. Learn about their contributions and tempt your taste buds with recipes for… Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.1'2'0973

It's Back to School We Go!: First Day Stories From Around the World

The first day of school is an event that brings mixed emotions to children everywhere. There is excitement in seeing old friends and it's nice to begin a new year with a new teacher and good… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 371.002

The Winter Solstice

From the Series Traditions of the Seasons

The winter solstice—the shortest day of the year—marks the beginning of the coldest, darkest season. Discover the scientific reasons for this phenomenon and learn how cultures past and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 394.2'683