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The American hero in children's literature [electronic resource] : a standards-based approach / Carol M. Butzow and John W. Butzow.

By: Butzow, Carol M, 1942-.
Contributor(s): Butzow, John W, 1939-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Teacher Ideas Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 132 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313094491 (electronic bk.); 0313094497 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Children's literature, American -- Study and teaching | Heroes in literature -- Study and teaching -- United States | United States -- Biography -- Study and teaching | Children -- Books and reading -- United States | Literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American hero in children's literature.DDC classification: 810.9/352 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Introduction; Standards and Abbreviations; Chapter 1: James Towne: Struggle for Survival; Chapter 2: Sleds on Boston Common; Chapter 3: George Washington's Teeth; Chapter 4: How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark; Chapter 5: New York's Bravest; Chapter 6: Henry Hikes to Fitchburg; Chapter 7: Cecil's Story; Chapter 8: Going West; Chapter 9: The Ballot Box Battle; Chapter 10: Clara Barton; Chapter 11: Dreaming of America; Chapter 12: John Henry; Chapter 13: Snowflake Bentley; Chapter 14: The Legend of the Teddy Bear; Chapter 15: Wheels in Time
Summary: By means of 30 children's picture books-with stories set in times ranging from the early settlement of American until today-this book explores the characteristics of American heroes and the ways in which they have influenced our history, our way of life, and the principles upon which our culture has developed.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

By means of 30 children's picture books-with stories set in times ranging from the early settlement of American until today-this book explores the characteristics of American heroes and the ways in which they have influenced our history, our way of life, and the principles upon which our culture has developed.

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Preface; Introduction; Standards and Abbreviations; Chapter 1: James Towne: Struggle for Survival; Chapter 2: Sleds on Boston Common; Chapter 3: George Washington's Teeth; Chapter 4: How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark; Chapter 5: New York's Bravest; Chapter 6: Henry Hikes to Fitchburg; Chapter 7: Cecil's Story; Chapter 8: Going West; Chapter 9: The Ballot Box Battle; Chapter 10: Clara Barton; Chapter 11: Dreaming of America; Chapter 12: John Henry; Chapter 13: Snowflake Bentley; Chapter 14: The Legend of the Teddy Bear; Chapter 15: Wheels in Time

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