The Linen Queen
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The Linen Queen


  • Author: Patricia Falvey
  • Release Date : 2011-03-02
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 2436048 Bytes


Abandoned by her father and neglected by her self-centered, unstable mother, Sheila McGee cannot wait to escape the drudgery of her mill village life in Northern Ireland. Her classic Irish beauty helps her win the 1941 Linen Queen competition, and the prize money that goes with it finally gives her the opportunity she's been dreaming of. But Sheila does not count on the impact of the Belfast blitz which brings World War II to her doorstep. Now even her good looks are useless in the face of travel restrictions, and her earlier resolve is eroded by her ma's fear of being left alone.When American troops set up base in her village, some see them as occupiers but Sheila sees them as saviors--one of them may be her ticket out. Despite objections from her c...

Back on the Map

Back on the Map


  • Author: Lisa Ann Scott
  • Release Date : 2017-06-27
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 887943 Bytes


With their mother long dead and their father unknown, eleven-year-old Penny Porter and her twin brother Parker have been bouncing around foster homes for as long as they can remember. Inspired by the historical figures in her favorite book, Penny likes to imagine who she could be related to. Sacagawea? Her genes would be good ones to have. Or maybe Ghandi, or Harriet Tubman. There are endless possibilities!But while Penny embraces the question marks in her family tree, she and Porter are both ready for a real home. Living with their aging, ornery Grauntie isn’t easy, but it’s better than other places they’ve been, and they don’t want to get moved again—or worse, split up. Penny believes the key to keeping them from being bounced to another ...

American Pageant

American Pageant


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305537415


American Pageant Book Description :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts on American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 16th edition includes a major revision of Part Six (the period from 1945 to the present), reflecting recent scholarship and providing greater thematic coherence. The authors also condensed and consolidated material on the Wilson presidency and World War I (formerly Chapters 29 and 30) into a new single chapter. A new feature, “Contending Voices,” offers paired quotes from original historical sources, accompanied by questions that prompt students to think about conflicting perspectives on controversial subjects. Additional p...

The Brief American Pageant  A History of the Republic  Volume II  Since 1865

The Brief American Pageant A History of the Republic Volume II Since 1865


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-07-24
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780495915379


The Brief American Pageant A History of the Republic Volume II Since 1865 Book Description :

THE BRIEF AMERICAN PAGEANT presents a concise and vivid chronological narrative, focusing on the great public debates that have dominated American history. Colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and the text's trademark wit are all evident throughout. Focus questions, chapter outlines and summaries, marginal glossaries, and links to additional online study aids ensure that students understand and retain the material as they read and prepare for exams. Available in the following split options: THE BRIEF AMERICAN PAGEANT, Eighth Edition (Chapters 1-42), ISBN: 978-0-495-91535-5; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-22), ISBN: 978-0-495-91535-5; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 22-42), ISBN: 978-0-495-91537-9. Important Notice: Media content referenced wit...

American Pageant

American Pageant


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305537422


American Pageant Book Description :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts on American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 16th edition includes a major revision of Part Six (the period from 1945 to the present), reflecting recent scholarship and providing greater thematic coherence. The authors also condensed and consolidated material on the Wilson presidency and World War I (formerly Chapters 29 and 30) into a new single chapter. A new feature, “Contending Voices,” offers paired quotes from original historical sources, accompanied by questions that prompt students to think about conflicting perspectives on controversial subjects. Additional p...

Cengage Advantage Books  American Pageant  Volume 2  Since 1865

Cengage Advantage Books American Pageant Volume 2 Since 1865


  • Author : David Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780495903482


Cengage Advantage Books American Pageant Volume 2 Since 1865 Book Description :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, 14th EDITION, enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th Edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, Thinking Globally. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: chronologies in each chapter provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. To meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality survey text, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, COM...

The American Pageant

The American Pageant


  • Author : Thomas A. Bailey
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 1998-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0618113541


The American Pageant Book Description :

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Cengage Advantage Books  The American Pageant

Cengage Advantage Books The American Pageant


  • Author : David Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-12-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133959724


Cengage Advantage Books The American Pageant Book Description :

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Fifteenth Edition, offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format for those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and s...

The American Pageant

The American Pageant


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781111349530


The American Pageant Book Description :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The Fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. Available in the follow...

Cengage Advantage Books  The American Pageant
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Cengage Advantage Books The American Pageant


  • Author : David Kennedy
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-12-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780495903468


Cengage Advantage Books The American Pageant Book Description :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, 14th EDITION, enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th Edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, Thinking Globally. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: chronologies in each chapter provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. To meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality survey text, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, COM...

American Pageant

American Pageant


  • Author : David M. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305537408


American Pageant Book Description :

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts on American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 16th edition includes a major revision of Part Six (the period from 1945 to the present), reflecting recent scholarship and providing greater thematic coherence. The authors also condensed and consolidated material on the Wilson presidency and World War I (formerly Chapters 29 and 30) into a new single chapter. A new feature, “Contending Voices,” offers paired quotes from original historical sources, accompanied by questions that prompt students to think about conflicting perspectives on controversial subjects. Additional p...