Where Is the Mississippi River? (Where Is…) by Dina Anastasio
Requirements: ePUB Reader, 21MB
Overview: The most famous river in America runs like a spine between the eastern and western parts of the country, flowing through ten states before it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Miss also flows through the history of America, giving rise to great stories about the people who lived on it and used it as a watery highway, from Native Americans and European explorers to skillful riverboat captains and colorful gamblers traveling on luxurious steamboats. And of course it was the first truly American writer, Mark Twain, who grew up along its banks and made the Mississippi River famous around the world.
Genre: Nonfiction > Educational
There Is a River: The Story of Edgar Cayce by Thomas Sugrue
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.1 MB
Overview: A new edition of the landmark, worldwide bestseller on the life of the famed medical clairvoyant and founding father of the New Age: Edgar Cayce.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs
Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River
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Sources of the River : Tracking David Thompson Across North America through Jack Nisbet
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.7 MB
Overview: In this true tale of journey, creator Jack Nisbet re-creates the existence and instances of David Thompson-fur dealer, explorer, surveyor, and mapmaker. From 1784 to 1812, Thompson explored western North America, and his box journals give you the earliest written accounts of the herbal historical past and indigenous cultures of the what’s now British Columbia, Alberta, Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. Thompson used to be the primary particular person to chart all of the path of the Columbia river, and his desert expeditions have develop into the stuff of legend. Jack Nisbet tracks the explorer around the content material, interweaving his personal observations with Thompson’s historic writings. The outcome is an interesting tale of 2 males finding the Northwest territory nearly 200 years aside.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History