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From the very first taste of A’s sweet apple butter to Z’s last three names in a Pennsylvania Dutch phone book (Zimmerman, Zeager, and Zook), the Amish culture is captured and glorified in stunning illustrations and rhymes that are rich with heritage.
Children will enjoy coloring the pictures while reading this retelling of the Christmas classic by Clement C. Moore. Pennsylvania Dutch Night Before Christmas blends Santa Claus with the traditional Pennsylvania Dutch figure of the Belsnickel, a thin, cantankerous old man who visits children before Christmas and rewards or punishes them based on their behavior. Paperback.
The Battle of Gettysburg left more than 57,000 soldiers dead, wounded, or missing. In this emotionally charged collection of personal accounts, the author pieces together experiences of Yankee, Rebel, soldier, and civilian. The battle is told solely through their eyes in a series of chronologically dated entries.
This indispensable, completely updated guide classifies each destination into one or more of seven categories: Arts & Antiques; History; Nature; Pure Tourism—wandering with a camera; Recreation; Rest and Relaxation; and Shopping. Now, you can choose your weekend getaway based on not only where you want to go, but also on what you want to do when you get there. Paperback.
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