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A gripping tale about the disastrous storm that blasted the Eastern seaboard in March 1888. Lending immediacy are eyewitness accounts and evocative visual material. To underscore the historical context, Murphy highlights changes made in weather forecasting and city design after the blizzard.
- Nonfiction, History, US History
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2001 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780590673099
In this biography, Aronson draws on the events, intrigues and literature of Elizabethan times to create a richly layered account of "the first modern man." Ralegh's search for El Dorado drives the elegantly structured plot and serves as a unifying allegory.
- Nonfiction, History, World History
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2001 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780395848272
In illustrations rendered in a harmonious mix of watercolor, ink, and pastel chalk, Small employs wiry and expansive lines that echo political cartooning and invest this personable history of the presidency with imaginative detail, wry humor, and refreshing dignity. Small's illustrations capture the spirit of each president featured and provide a genuinely enlightening overview of this unique American institution.