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A Rock Solid History of Hawthorne, New Jersey: How stones play a part in this town's history

A Rock Solid History of Hawthorne, New Jersey: How stones play a part in this town's history

by Veronica MacDonald Ditko


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Children learn best through tangible objects like rocks. "A Rock Solid History of Hawthorne, New Jersey" explores the history of Hawthorne New Jersey through rocks, and inspires school-aged youngsters to look at their surroundings, learn from what they can touch and see, and keep them searching for more. The book runs through prehistoric times to present day in Hawthorne with compelling language, photos, and go-get-em encouragement. Children will not even realize they are absorbing history and learning some earth science along the way.

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ISBN-13: 9780692097106
Publisher: Ronnie Monnie Moonie Press
Publication date: 07/23/2018
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.11(d)

About the Author

Veronica MacDonald Ditko is a lover of history and has written many articles of local interest in New Jersey. Even more important to her is sharing this information in compelling language for both adults and children. Her first published book is "A Rock Solid History of Hawthorne," where she illustrates local history for school-aged children through something tangible - rocks. Veronica has also written for newspapers in Massachusetts and New Jersey, as well as mainstream, business and trade magazines. She is the face behind the longtime "An Accidental Anthropologist" blog in Northern New Jersey where she explored why we do what we do with Seinfeld-esque humor. She is a proud graduate of UMass, Amherst, and wrote for The Daily Collegian while at the school. She also contributed to collegiate newsletters while studying abroad at the University of Wales Swansea. Follow Veronica on Facebook at "Veronica MacDonald Ditko, Writer."

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