North America

North America

by John-Paul Bianchi


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North America by John-Paul Bianchi

The World Through Words offers literature-based learning in a format that reinforces and blends core skills in the areas of social studies, reading, and writing. With a rich mix of essays, diary entries, poems, songs, short-story excerpts, myths and legends, and newspaper and magazine accounts, each book offers a uniquely human view of cultures in North America, Central America, and South America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781567113457
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: World in Focus Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

The Land of Red Apples3
Sticking Out, Fitting In (From How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents. Copyright 1991 by Julia Alvarez. Published by Plume, an imprint of Dutton Signet, a division of Penguin USA and originally in hardcover by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Reprinted by permission of Susan Bergholz Literary Services, New York. All rights reserved.)7
Memories of a Country Boyhood (From New England Flavor: Memories of a Country Boyhood by Hayden S. Pearson. Copyright 1961 by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. Used by permission of W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.)10
The New Colossus14
A Poem for Myself ("A Poem for Myself" is reprinted from The Essential Etheridge Knight, by Etheridge Knight, by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press Copyright 1986.)17
A Slave's Life20
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (Reprinted from A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains, by Isabella L. Bird, by permission of The University of Oklahoma Press.)24
The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Excerpt from the The Journals of Lewis and Clark, edited by Bernard DeVoto. Copyright 1953 by Bernard DeVoto. Copyright renewed 1981 by Avis DeVoto. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.)27
Midwest Town32
The Hero Twins and the Swallower of Clouds (Used with permission from Native American Stories told by Joseph Bruchac from Keepers of the Earth by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac. Copyright 1991. Fulcrum Publishing, Inc., Golden, Colorado, USA. All rights reserved.)38
The Legend of Pecos Bill ("The Legend of Pecos Bill," from Tall Tales From Texas, The Southwest Press, 1934, is used with permission from Mody Boatright.)42
Refugee Ship ("Refugee Ship" by Lorna Dee Cervantes is reprinted with permission from the publisher of A Decade of Hispanic Literature: An Anniversary Anthology (Houston: Arte Publico Press--University of Houston, 1982.))45
Chief Seattle, January 185448
A Frontier Lady: Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California (Excerpt from A Frontier Lady: Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California, by Sarah Royce. Copyright 1932. Reprinted by permission of Yale University Press.)52
Profile of Doria Ramirez (Used with permission by Sandra Weiner.)56
Cortes Describes the Aztec Market, 151960
The Liberty Song (Used with permission by Charles Hansen Music.)63

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