Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island

Jennifer Thermes (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams
Publish Date
August 06, 2019
Pages
64
Dimensions
10.3 X 13.3 X 0.6 inches | 1.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781419736551

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About the Author

Jennifer Thermes is a map illustrator and the author-illustrator of books for children, including Charles Darwin's Around-the-World Adventure and Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail. She lives in Connecticut.

Reviews

**STARRED REVIEW**
"The vibrant history that unfolds will hold children's attention through repeated viewings."--Kirkus Reviews
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"Thermes, also a map illustrator, shows off her skills with detailed maps that reveal the origins of Broadway, Wall Street, and other landmarks . . . This slice of American history is a gem."--Booklist
**STARRED REVIEW**
"The maps, colorful illustrations, and accessible text present a comprehensive history of Manhattan as an island and a good introduction to the study of urban growth for students of all ages."--School Library Journal
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"Like Manhattan itself, much is packed into this handsomely illustrated history."--Publishers Weekly
"The history in the book is as much an abundance as its pictures . . . a splendid homage."--The Horn Book
**STARRED REVIEW**
"A fascinating account of New York City's development from the time of the Lenape people to the present day."--Shelf Awareness