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We Built This City: New York City: History, People, Landmarks - Central Park, Empire State Building, Ellis Island (Curious Fox Books) For Kids Ages 8-12 to Learn All About the Big Apple

We Built This City: New York City: History, People, Landmarks - Central Park, Empire State Building, Ellis Island (Curious Fox Books) For Kids Ages 8-12 to Learn All About the Big Apple

ISBN: 9798890940506
  • Author: Laroche
  • Condition: New
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Perfect narrative non-fiction for young learners! We Built This City: New York City reveals the history of the land that is now New York City starting with the Lenape Native American tribe, and the immigrants from the Netherlands who settled there and called it New Amsterdam. Learn how New York City got its nickname, "The City that Never Sleeps," the fur wars, the Harlem Renaissance, the great building boom of high rises and skyscrapers, the Twin Tower Memorial and more! It also features interesting sights to see when visiting New York like The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Central Park, and includes information from all five boroughs: Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens! Historical and current pictures of New York City, a chronology of events (from 1600's-2028, including the Twin Towers Memorial), chapter notes, suggested reading for further research, a glossary and index can also be found.
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