109 Forgotten American Heroes

109 Forgotten American Heroes

Plus Nine or So Villains

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Dorling Kindersley Pub
The first children's book to come from the acclaimed editors at McSweeney's literary journal,109 Forgotten American Heroes is an off-kilter exploration of some of our nation's most incredible--and little known--stories.

Learn new and amazing stories about the contributions, inventions, wisdom, savvy, courage, and ingenuity of 109 great Americans such as John Russell Bartlett (the first to compile American words and trace their origin), Mr. Charles F. Brannock (who invented the first tool to accurately measure foot size), Cher Ami (a pigeon who effectively saved 194 American soldiers during World War I), and Thomas Jefferson (founding father, author, architect, president, and the man who introduced Americans to macaroni)!

Dynamic photographs and funny, ingenious graphics bring the stories to life. Truly meant for the whole family, there is something in here for everyone.

Baker & Taylor
Dynamic photographs and amusingly ingenious graphics bring to life the amazing stories of the contributions, inventions, wisdom, savvy and courage of 109 great Americans such as John Russell Bartlett, Charles F. Brannock, Cher Ami and Thomas Jefferson, who each played a role in creating the nation we know today.

DK Publishing
The first children's book to come from the acclaimed editors at McSweeney's literary journal, 109 Forgotten American Heroes is an off-kilter exploration of some of our nation's most incredible--and little known--stories.

Learn new and amazing stories about the contributions, inventions, wisdom, savvy, courage, and ingenuity of 109 great Americans such as John Russell Bartlett (the first to compile American words and trace their origin), Mr. Charles F. Brannock (who invented the first tool to accurately measure foot size), Cher Ami (a pigeon who effectively saved 194 American soldiers during World War I), and Thomas Jefferson (founding father, author, architect, president, and the man who introduced Americans to macaroni)!

Dynamic photographs and funny, ingenious graphics bring the stories to life. Truly meant for the whole family, there is something in here for everyone.

Baker
& Taylor

Photographs, graphics, and text bring to life the contributions, inventions, wisdom, savvy, and courage of 109 American originals, including Frank Epperson, the inventor of the popsicle, cereal creator John Harvey Kellogg, and Shamu, the killer whale who began her stay at the San Diego Sea World in 1965.
Photographs, graphics, and text bring to life the contributions, inventions, wisdom, savvy, and courage of 109 American originals, including Frank Epperson, the inventor of the popsicle, cereal creator John Harvey Kellogg, and Shamu, the killer whale whobegan her stay at the San Diego Sea World in 1965.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, c2009
ISBN: 9780756654054
075665405X
Branch Call Number: 973.02 Y584o 2009 CHILD
Characteristics: 175 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: McMullen, Brian

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