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Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island (Hardcover)

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About the Author

Jennifer Thermes is a map illustrator and the author-illustrator of books for children, including Charles Darwin’s Around-the-World Adventure and Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail. She lives in Connecticut.

Praise For…

"The vibrant history that unfolds will hold children's attention through repeated viewings."

— Kirkus Reviews

"Thermes, also a map illustrator, shows off her skills with detailed maps that reveal the origins of Broadway, Wall Street, and other landmarks . . . This slice of American history is a gem."

— Booklist

"Like Manhattan itself, much is packed into this handsomely illustrated history."

— Publishers Weekly

"The maps, colorful illustrations, and accessible text present a comprehensive history of Manhattan as an island and a good introduction to the study of urban growth for students of all ages."

— School Library Journal

"A fascinating account of New York City's development from the time of the Lenape people to the present day."

— Shelf Awareness

"The history in the book is as much an abundance as its pictures . . . a splendid homage."

— The Horn Book
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419736551
ISBN-10: 1419736558
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: August 6th, 2019
Pages: 64