This fascinating book, based on current research, scrutinizes the Erie Canal and the pivotal role it played in shaping the economic, geographic, and political growth of New York State. • Explores the planning, building, and success of this historic canal. Demonstrates how existing towns expanded and new towns grew along the canal. • The text provides students with a hands-on look at how the canal was built, the impact it had on commerce, how people...
Based on the most up-to-date research, this book explores the many unique geographical qualities and resources that have helped make New York State a leader in business and industry. • This fascinating book traces the history of the state's economy-from the Native Americans, to the colonial occupation by the Dutch, to the development of factories and infrastructure that make New York the flourishing hub it is today. • This helpful resource features...
Discover your inner sparkle! Join Barbie in a colorful, modern-day fairytale filled with fashion, friends, and fun! Barbie and her dog Sequin jet off to visit her aunt's amazing fashion house in Paris, and much to her surprise it's about to be shut down forever. After she discovers three enchanting Flairies with sparkle-magic powers, Barbie comes up with a brilliant idea to save the business.
When a girl and her cousin are accidentally zapped by a shrinking ray at the hands of one of Santa's elves on Christmas Eve, they must learn to trust and appreciate each other to get back home before Christmas, or stay tiny forever.