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Product picture for Blank Comic Book Notebook: Create Your Own Comic Book Strip, Variety of Templates For Comic Book Drawing, (Super Hero Comics)-[Professional Binding]by Blank Comic Book
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The Blank Comic Book Notebook: (Fun! Blank Comic Books) Draw your own Comics - Fun for all ages Variety of Templates for hours of fun 100 pages of blank comic book panels for cartoon / comic book drawing Durable cover to protect your book Printed on paper perfect for fine tip pens, colored pencils and markers. Notebook Measures 8.5" x 11" (21.59 x 27.94 cm) - Large / Big - Format Designed in the USA Buy With Confidence ***** Love it! Can't wait to give it to my constantly doodling son...
Book cover from The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of Americaby Rebecca Fraser
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From acclaimed historian and biographer Rebecca Fraser comes a vivid narrative history of the Mayflower and of the Winslow family, who traveled to America in search of a new world.“There is nothing sleep-inducing about the chronicle crafted by Ms. Fraser . . . There is more to the Pilgrims’ story―more to American identity and character―than our Thanksgiving rituals and reveries.” ―Wall Street Journal The voyage of the Mayflower and the founding of Plymouth Colony is one of the...
Book cover from John Adamsby David McCullough
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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second president of...
Book cover from The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolutionby John Oller
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In the darkest days of the American Revolution, Francis Marion and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hope alive for the patriot cause during the critical British "southern campaign." Employing insurgent guerrilla tactics that became commonplace in later centuries, Marion and his brigade inflicted enemy losses that were individually small but cumulatively a large drain on British resources and morale. Although many will remember the stirring adventures of the "Swamp Fox" from the Walt...
Book cover from Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and Warby Nathaniel Philbrick
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"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages." --The New York Times Book Review Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in history New York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the Year How did America begin? That simple question launches the acclaimed author of Bunker Hill and Valiant Ambition on an extraordinary journey to understand the truth behind our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement of Plymouth Colony. As Philbrick reveals...
Book cover from The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped Americaby Russell Shorto
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A gripping narrative of New Netherland–a story of global sweep centered on a wilderness called Manhattan–that transforms our understanding of early America. When the British wrested New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664, the truth about its thriving, polyglot society began to disappear into myths about an island purchased for 24 dollars and a cartoonish peg-legged governor. But the story of the Dutch colony of New Netherland was merely lost, not destroyed: 12,000 pages of its...
Book cover from Sarah, An American Pioneer: The Circumstantial and Documented Evidence of the Courageous Life of Sarah Wells Bullby Julie Boyd Cole
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In the year 1712, young Sarah Wells’ future in the New World didn’t look very promising. She was an orphan, an indentured apprentice, and at the mercy of her master in the tiny new settlement of Manhattan. When she reached 21, she would have just two choices - marry or sell herself to a new master for another seven years. Instead, she changed her fate. Her master, a land speculator with a sketchy reputation, offered her an unprecedented 100 acres if she would serve as his representative to...
Book cover from Pioneer Priests and Makeshift Altars: A History of Catholicism in the Thirteen Coloniesby Fr. Charles Connor
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In this comprehensive history, Fr. Charles Connor details the life of Catholics in the American Colonies. It’s a tale that begins with the flight of English Catholics to religious freedom in Maryland in 1634, and continues through the post-Revolutionary period, by which time the constitutions of all but four of the first 13 states contained harsh anti-Catholic provisions.Catholic readers will be proud to learn from these pages that despite almost two centuries of ever-more-intense religious...
Book cover from A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe’s Encounter with North Americaby Sam White
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When Europeans first arrived in North America, they faced a cold new world. The average global temperature had dropped to lows unseen in millennia, and its effects were stark and unpredictable: blizzards and deep freezes, droughts and famines, and winters when even the Rio Grande froze. This period of climate change has come to be known as the Little Ice Age, and it played a decisive role in Europe’s encounter with the lands and peoples of North America. In A Cold Welcome, Sam White tells the...
Book cover from The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salemby Stacy Schiff
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Pulitzer Prize winner Stacy Schiff, author of the #1 bestseller Cleopatra, provides an electrifying, fresh view of the Salem witch trials. The panic began early in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's niece began to writhe and roar. It spread quickly, confounding the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbors accused neighbors, husbands accused wives, parents and children one another. It ended less than a year later, but not before...

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