Cyrus Field's Big Dream: The Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable

Cyrus Field's Big Dream: The Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable

by Mary Morton Cowan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629795560
Publisher: Highlights
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 157,550
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 10.31(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author, Mary Morton Cowan, has focused on writing for young readers for more than twenty-five years. Cyrus Field's Big Dream is her second biography. Earlier books include: Captain Mac: the Life of Donald Baxter MacMillan, Arctic Explorer, which received multiple awards, including the National Outdoor Book Award and the Society of School Librarians International Honor Book Award; Timberrr... A History of Logging in New England, for which received Maine Library Association's Lupine Honor Award; and a historical novel, Ice Country. Her articles and stories have been published in more than eighty issues of children's magazines, and several have been reprinted in textbooks and anthologies. A member of Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and SCBWI, Mary is a visiting author in schools and speaks to a variety of community groups. She and her husband live near Sebago Lake, ME.

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