Download Annie Montague Alexander: Naturalist and Fossil Hunter by Louise Chipley Slavicek PDF

By Louise Chipley Slavicek

Girls Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid ladies whose starvation for experience and data pressured them on paths of discovery all over the world. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of knowledge on issues starting from historic dinosaur fossils to lifestyles in Tibet, but additionally challenged the confirmed roles of girls of their fields. The daughter of a prosperous planter, Alexander used her inheritance to fund examine for her passion--the normal sciences. a variety of dinosaur species were named in her honor, and her legacy keeps on the collage of California at Berkeley's museum of paleontology, for which Alexander supplied money and donated specimens.

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Download Clarence Birdseye. Frozen Food Innovator by Joanne Mattern PDF

By Joanne Mattern

During this identify, unwrap the lifetime of proficient Birds Eye frozen meals innovator, Clarence Birdseye! Readers will take pleasure in getting the news in this nutrition Dude, starting along with his formative years in Brooklyn, long island. scholars can stick with Cade's luck tale from his schooling at Montclair highschool to his profession as a fur dealer and lifestyles in Labrador, Canada. Birdseye's relations and his retirement years also are highlighted. enticing textual content familiarizes readers with issues of curiosity together with Birdseye's innovations comparable to his patented quickly Freeze computer and improvement of the frozen meals industry. An enjoyable sidebar, a beneficial timeline, a thesaurus, and an index, complement the historic and colour pictures showcased during this inspiring biography. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing corporation.

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Download I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight: A Story About John Paul Jones by Elaine Marie Alphin PDF

By Elaine Marie Alphin

The daddy of the U.S. army, John Paul Jones spent so much of his lifetime attempting to end up his principles approximately naval strategies and coaching. Born in Scotland, he selected a lifetime of experience as a sea captain. He commanded shipment ships ahead of settling in the USA and changing into an officer within the newly shaped Continental army. via endurance, education, and sheer nerve, Jones fought opposed to the ambitious British military and helped the United States win its freedom.

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Download Kind Neighbours: Scottish Saints and Society in the Later by Tom Turpie PDF

By Tom Turpie

In variety Neighbours Tom Turpie explores devotion to Scottish saints and their shrines within the later heart a while. He offers clean perception into the position performed through those saints within the criminal and historic arguments for Scottish independence, and the method through which first Andrew, and later Ninian, have been embraced as customer saints of the Scots. variety Neighbours additionally explains the allure of the preferred Scottish saints of the interval and explores the connection among nearby shrines and the Scottish monarchy.
Rejecting conventional interpretations established round church-led patriotism or crown patronage, Turpie attracts on a variety of resources to provide an explanation for how non secular, political and environmental adjustments within the later center a while formed devotion to the saints in Scotland.

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Download Maybe Tomorrow by Boori Monty Pryor, Meme McDonald PDF

By Boori Monty Pryor, Meme McDonald

From the Aboriginal fringe camps of his delivery to the catwalk, basketball courtroom, DJ console and more—this is a brand new anniversary variation of Boori Monty Pryor's existence, his ache, his pleasure, and his hopes, and is as strong now because it used to be whilst it was once first released in 1998. Boori Monty Pryor's profession direction has taken him from the Aboriginal fringe camps of his start to the catwalk, the basketball courtroom, the DJ console, and now to functionality and story-telling round the state. With author and photographer Meme McDonald, Boori leads you alongside the trails he has traveled, pausing to fulfill his friends and family, whereas sharing the tale of his lifestyles, his ache, and his hopes, with humor and compassion.

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