Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 280
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Book DescriptionThis is the newest entry in the award-winning series that uses stories to convey a sense of place. Lying at a fascinating crossroads where the leafy woodlands of New England meet the prairie plains of the Midwest and the needle-leaf forests of the far North, the Great Lakes constitute one of nature's most awesome spectacles. This book brings the region, its history, and its habitats to life. Through stories, poems, journal entries, and essays, the book invites readers to meet an Ojibwe girl born in 1777 on the shores of Wisconsin's Chequamegon Bay, spend a summer hunting for rare plants in rural Indiana, and watch the Aurora Borealis from atop 400-foot-high dunes in Michigan. There are dramatic stories of sled rides, ice-river crossings, farming, and fishing, along with nature lessons about moose, loons, bears, squirrels, and a family of raccoons. Well-known chroniclers of the region featured in the book include Sandra Cisneros (Illinois), Margaret Atwood (Ontario),...