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  • The Sign of the Beaver

    • Brand: HMH Books for Young Readers
    • ASIN: 0547577117
    • Part No: HO-9780547577111

  • Johnny Tremain

    Johnny Tremain, winner of the 1944 Newbery Medal, is one of the finest historical novels ever written for children. As compelling today as it was seventy years ago, to read this riveting novel is to live through the defining events leading up to the American Revolutionary War. Fourteen-year-old Johnny Tremain, an apprentice silversmith with a bright future ahead of him, injures his hand in a tragic accident, forcing him to look for other work. In his new job as a horse-boy, riding for the patriotic newspaper, The Boston Observer, and as a messenger for the Sons of Liberty, he encounters John Hancock, Samuel Adams, and Dr. Joseph Warren. Soon Johnny is involved in the pivotal events shaping the American Revolution from the Boston Tea Party to the first shots fired at Lexington. Powerful illustrations by American artist Michael McCurdy bring to life Esther Forbes's quintessential novel of the American Revolution.

    • Brand: HMH Books for Young Readers
    • ASIN: 0547614322
    • Part No: 9780547614328

  • The Greatest Knight: The Unsung Story of the Queen's Champion (William Marshal)

    New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!Royal protector. Loyal servant. Forgotten hero. A penniless young knight with few prospects, William Marshal is plucked from obscurity when he saves the life of Henry II's formidable queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine. In gratitude, she appoints him tutor to the heir to the throne, the volatile and fickle Prince Henry. But being a royal favorite brings its share of danger and jealousy as well as fame and reward.A writer of uncommon historical integrity and accuracy, Elizabeth Chadwick resurrects the true story of one of England's greatest forgotten heroes in a captivating blend of fact and fiction. The Greatest Knight restores William Marshal to his rightful place at the pinnacle of the Middle Ages, reflecting through him the triumphs, scandals, and power struggles that haven't changed in eight hundred years.WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ELIZABETH CHADWICK AND THE GREATEST KNIGHT:The Greatness of William Marshal: The descendants of the Greatest Knight himself include George Washington and Winston Churchill, as well as the Stuart kings of England and Scotland. He was partly responsible for the Magna Carta. He vowed his body to the Templars and is buried in Temple Church in London.The Appeal of the Time Period: There are very few novels about Marshal, ...

    • Brand: Sourcebooks Landmark
    • ASIN: 1402225180
    • UPC: 760789226526
    • Part No: 9781402225185

  • Living Dead Girl

    Once upon a time, I was a little girl who disappeared. Once upon a time, my name was not Alice. Once upon a time, I didn't know how lucky I was. When Alice was ten, Ray took her away from her family, her friends -- her life. She learned to give up all power, to endure all pain. She waited for the nightmare to be over. Now Alice is fifteen and Ray still has her, but he speaks more and more of her death. He does not know it is what she longs for. She does not know he has something more terrifying than death in mind for her. This is Alice's story. It is one you have never heard, and one you will never, ever forget.

    • Brand: Simon Pulse
    • ASIN: 1416960600
    • Part No: FBA-|284023

  • Look Up, New Jersey!: Walking Tours of 25 Towns in the Garden State

    New Jersey has towns that were founded by the British, towns that were founded by the Dutch, towns that were founded by the Swedes. New Jersey has towns built in the mountains, towns built on a magnificent ocean, towns built on great rivers. New Jersey has towns built on leather, towns built on iron, towns built on blueberries, towns built on silk, towns built on glass. Heck, New Jersey even has a town built on roses.There is no better way to see New Jersey towns than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a self-guided walking tour.A walking tour can be many things. Interested in heritage tourism? Looking for an educational day trip for the kids? Need a fun exercise plan? Want to find subjects to take great pictures? Whether you are visiting a new town or just out to look at your own town in a new way, a New Jersey walking tour from is ready to explore when you are.Each of the 25 walking tours in LOOK UP, NEW JERSEY! describes a mix of historical, architectural, cultural and ecclesiastical landmarks. Street addresses and step-by-step directions lead the way. A quick primer on identifying architectural styles seen on New Jersey's streets is included.Tours Included:Atlantic CityBordentownBridgetonBurlingtonCamdenCape May...

    • ASIN: 193577106X

  • The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future (Council on Foreign Relations Books (Cornell University))

    China's spectacular economic growth over the past two decades has dramatically depleted the country's natural resources and produced skyrocketing rates of pollution. Environmental degradation in China has also contributed to significant public health problems, mass migration, economic loss, and social unrest. In The River Runs Black, Elizabeth C. Economy examines China's growing environmental crisis and its implications for the country's future development.Drawing on historical research, case studies, and interviews with officials, scholars, and activists in China, Economy traces the economic and political roots of China's environmental challenge and the evolution of the leadership's response. She argues that China's current approach to environmental protection mirrors the one embraced for economic development: devolving authority to local officials, opening the door to private actors, and inviting participation from the international community, while retaining only weak central control.The result has been a patchwork of environmental protection in which a few wealthy regions with strong leaders and international ties improve their local environments, while most of the country continues to deteriorate, sometimes suffering irrevocable damage. Economy compares China's response with...

    • ASIN: 0801476135

  • Iron John, a Book About Men


    • ASIN: B000J0GBZ4
    • Part No: new-Feb172017-c0040105

  • New Jersey Uncorked : A Snob-Free Taste of NJ Wine

    New Jersey Uncorked is your guided tour to the state's wineries and wines, with an emphasis on what New Jersey is doing right. It contains insider tips and recommendations. The material is presented in an attractive, handy format, without a lot of jargon. The book is divided into three geographical sections: South, Central and North. A unique visual feature is the use of icons to quickly identify at a glance, some of the things a winery has to offer (entertainment, dining, picnicking, pet-friendly and weddings). Plan your visits with its useful information for wine lovers of every stripe. This book is a celebration of the Garden State's wineries, a guide for those wanting to explore them and a helpful look at the state's wines that have been overlooked too often and for too long.

  • Westfield, NJ - New Jersey - Black and White - City State - Oval Laminated Sticker

    Decorate your window or bumper with this premium quality Graphics and More SLAP-STICKZ(TM) Black and White Oval City State sticker.This design proudly displays an area code, along with one of the cities and states associated with it. The sticker is printed with UV and water resistant inks on premium quality bubble-free application vinyl. A glossy laminate film is then added to the top to create the highest quality and most durable sticker possible.Sticker Size: 7.0"(W) x 4.0"(H)Copyright Graphics & More

  • Transitwise New York, New Jersey Metro Transit Map: Lirr NYC Subway Metro North Trains NJ Transit Path Trains & Amtrak (Other)

    REVISED 2019TRANSITWISE New York, New Jersey Metro Transit Map is in a compact laminated/accordion fold format for ease of use.The map includes the transit lines for the Long Island Railroad (LIRR), NYC Subway, Metro North Trains, New Jersey Transit, the Path Trains and Amtrak.Dimensions: 4" x 8.5" (folded), 8.5" x 20" (unfolded)

  • It's T-Shirt Time: Blank Lined Journal - 6x9 NJ Gifts, Gifts for NJ Lovers, New Jersey Journals

    It's T-Shirt Time: Blank Lined Journal - 6x9 NJ Gifts, Gifts for NJ Lovers, New Jersey Journals

  • A Walking Tour of Elizabeth, New Jersey - eBook

    There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Elizabeth, New Jersey is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.Every tour also includes a quick primer on identifying architectural styles seen on American streets.This was the first permanent English settlement in New Jersey and Governor Sir Philip Carteret made it the first capital of the colony for a brief time. Carteret named his capital in honor of the wife of his cousin, Sir George Carteret. The Proprietors of East Jersey transferred the capital to Perth Amboy in 1686, thinking that village was destined for greater things than Elizabethtown.The town scarcely had time to notice the slight. With frontage on Newark Bay and State Island Sound, Elizabethtown early on tied its fortunes to the transportation industry. Ships of 30 and 40 tons were sailing up the Elizabeth River as far as Broad Street and soon home-built ships were pursuing whales migrating off the Jersey coast.The American Revolution affected Elizabeth more than most New Jersey towns. The British on nearby Staten Island made repeated incursions against area farms and the village itself. But it would be that close proximity to New York City that provided the impetus for Elizabeth’s transformation into an important industrial city. A group of New Yorkers invested in the Elizabeth waterfront in the 1830s and influenced the creation of the Elizabeth and Somerville Railroad that brought the wealth of the state’s interior to its docks.Manufacturers began to set up shop in Elizabeth, none more important than the I.M. Singer Company. At its busiest, some 10,000 people were employed making sewing machines, a concern that anchored the business community until 1982. New Jersey’s first automobile assembly line would be in Elizabeth. The first submarine was constructed here. And, for that matter, so was the first ice cream soda.Our exploration of New Jersey’s longest English history will concentrate in the Midtown Historic District and we will start at the town’s most important crossroads...

  • The GTL Life: Funny NJ Gifts for the Shore Lover I Love New Jersey

    The GTL Life: Funny NJ Gifts for the Shore Lover I Love New Jersey

  • Jersey Channel Islands Checked Elizabeth Castle Notebook: Celebrate your travel to the largest of the Channel Isles in Great Britain. A historic icon

    Jersey Channel Islands Checked Elizabeth Castle Notebook: Celebrate your travel to the largest of the Channel Isles in Great Britain. A historic icon