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Title:
Adirondack exploration for kids and families : history, discovery and fun
Author:
Mackesey, Melinda H.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011.
Physical Description:
105 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 18 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Adirondack Landscape -- Nature in the Adirondacks -- People of the Adirondacks -- Working in the Adirondacks -- Places, Events and Organizations -- Uniquely Adirondack.
ISBN:
9781609494988
Format :
Book

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Central Library F127.A2 M29 2011 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

The natural wonder of the Adirondack Mountains in New York State can inspire the entire family. How high do the peaks stretch? What do kilns do? And what, exactly, is a "yarn"? Educator Melinda Mackesey answers these and other questions through stories, fun facts and seven exciting activities about the plants, animals, places and faces that are uniquely Adirondack.


Table of Contents

1 The Adirondack Landscapep. 5
2 Nature in the Adirondacksp. 15
3 People of the Adirondacksp. 31
4 Working in the Adirondacksp. 49
5 Places, Events and Organizationsp. 71
6 Uniquely Adirondackp. 89
Fun Activities
North Woods XIV Articlep. 12
Animal Tracks in the Adirondacksp. 28
Building a Wooden Adirondack Lean-top. 46
Soap Making-An Adirondack Commodityp. 68
Word Search: Adirondack Mountainsp. 87
Listening for Naturep. 106
Crossword Puzzle: Adirondack State Parkp. 110

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