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Great Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself: Sesquicentennial Edition (Paperback)

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Lauri Berkenkamp is the author of six books for kids. Writing under the pen name Maxine Anderson she has written Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself, which was excerpted in the New York Times Book Review and Christian Science Monitor, chosen as the #7 BookSense Children’s Pick for Summer 2006 and named Book of the Year by the Society for School Librarians International in 2006; Great Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself, which was excerpted in Boys’ Life magazine and called ?a fascinating gem of a book” by the New York Times Book Review; Explore Spring, and Explore Winter, which were chosen as Parents’ Choice Recommended Books for 2007, Discover the Amazon, as well as Discover the Oceans.

From periscopes and lean-to shelters to uniforms and regimental flags, this interactive book explores the history and inventions of the Civil War through building projects and activities. Finished products include a set of Civil War drums, secret codes, and homemade paper with berry ink. Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for each project are interspersed with historical facts, biographies, anecdotes, and trivia about the real-life models. Most of the building can be done using simple household supplies such as construction paper, tape, markers, glue, cardboard tubes, string, yarn, aluminum foil, and cardboard boxes. This new edition celebrates the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War with substantially revised text and updated activities.

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ISBN 9781936749454
Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
Format Paperback
Pages 120
Publisher Date 2012-04-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Nomad Pr
Copyright Year 2012
Height 10.0 in
Wdth 8.0 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.7 lb
Language English
Subtitle Sesquicentennial Edition
Series Name Build It Yourself
Edition Number 2
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Anderson, Maxine
Country of Origin United States

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