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Capital days : Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital / Tonya Bolden.

Author/creator Bolden, Tonya author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015.
Copyright Notice ©2015
Description90 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents "Flames of fire" and "rockets' red glare" -- Hard winters, an apple tree, and freedom on his mind -- An ax, a "snow-storm," lunch baskets, and brickbats -- A "singular mark," a "splendid day," and standing by the Stars and Stripes.
Abstract "Tells the story of Washington, D.C., through the story of an African American man, Michael Shiner, who lived there from approximately 1804 to 1880 and who kept a journal, excerpts of which are interspersed throughout the heavily illustrated text"-- Provided by publisher.
General noteMaps on lining papers.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 82-83) and index.
Audience 1140 Lexile
LCCN 2014024668
ISBN9781419707339 (hbk.)
ISBN1419707337 (hbk.)

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