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The Resource Manhattan : mapping the story of an island, Jennifer Thermes

Manhattan : mapping the story of an island, Jennifer Thermes

Label
Manhattan : mapping the story of an island
Title
Manhattan
Title remainder
mapping the story of an island
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Thermes
Title variation
Mapping the story of an island
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An innovative look back through time, Manhattan Maps follows the history of Manhattan Island from its natural formation to the bustling city today. It explores the ways in which nature and people are connected, tracking the people who lived on Manhattan from the Lenape Indians to Dutch settlers hunting for beaver pelts to early Americans and beyond, and how they've (literally) shaped the island (and vice versa). Jen Thermes highlights watershed moments where nature demanded action of New Yorkers--the Great Fire of 1835, the Great Blizzard of 1888, and Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In special sidebars, she closely traces specific threads of history and their lasting impact today--New York as a hub for immigration and the slave trade, for example. An epic volume that chronicles the rise of Manhattan through the lenses of geography, city planning, sociology, historiography, and more, Manhattan Maps is a groundbreaking format that will fascinate curious readers of all ages" --
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Provided by publisher
Awards note
NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honor book, 2020.
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thermes, Jennifer
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 1030L
  • Sentence length: 5 (very hard)
  • Word frequency: 1 (very easy)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cartography
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / State & Local
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Geography
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / General
  • New York (State)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Manhattan : mapping the story of an island, Jennifer Thermes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The island -- Mannahatta -- Dutch New Amsterdam 1625 to 1664 -- British New York 1664 to 1783 -- The Collect Pond: a short history of a small place -- The American Revolytion and the British occupation of New York City from 1776 to 1783 -- New YOrk, New York U.S.A. -- A grid for a city: the Commissioners' Plan of 1811 -- The Great Fire of 1835 -- A plan for a park -- Seneca Village -- Central Park -- Central Park fun facts -- A growing citỹ the 1800s -- Immigration and the island -- The Gilded Age 1870 -1900 -- The subway -- Bridges -- Skyscrapers -- Manhattan today -- Afterword -- Timeline -- Select sources
Control code
1074308975
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781419736551
Lccn
2018046695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 655
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1074308975
Label
Manhattan : mapping the story of an island, Jennifer Thermes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The island -- Mannahatta -- Dutch New Amsterdam 1625 to 1664 -- British New York 1664 to 1783 -- The Collect Pond: a short history of a small place -- The American Revolytion and the British occupation of New York City from 1776 to 1783 -- New YOrk, New York U.S.A. -- A grid for a city: the Commissioners' Plan of 1811 -- The Great Fire of 1835 -- A plan for a park -- Seneca Village -- Central Park -- Central Park fun facts -- A growing citỹ the 1800s -- Immigration and the island -- The Gilded Age 1870 -1900 -- The subway -- Bridges -- Skyscrapers -- Manhattan today -- Afterword -- Timeline -- Select sources
Control code
1074308975
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781419736551
Lccn
2018046695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 655
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1074308975

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