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Grand Canyon National Park: Window Of Time
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Teddy Roosevelt called it "the one place every American should see." Award-winning author Stewart Aitchison's brilliant writing reveals The Canyon in all its splendor: from the rims to river level. Explore the park through Stewart's writing or plan your own visit with the invaluable information available in this extraordinary publication.
Adventures in Water Skiing: Part 1, Hot Dogging
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
Tony Klarich, well known pioneer and innovator, recounts his journey to notoriety as the world’s premier hot dog water skier. From the Long Beach Marine Stadium to the Parker Strip of the Colorado River and beyond, Klarich achieved water skiing fame with the help of his uncle Mike Murphy and the promotions of Herb O’Brien. Includes scores of classic photos and video links.
Canyonlands: Wilderness of Rocks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Located in southeastern Utah, Canyonlands National Park embraces some of the most spectacular, and remote, landscapes in the American West. Divided by both the Green and the Colorado rivers it has long attracted enthusiastic travelers who desire the challenges provided by this wilderness of rock. Nicky Leach's brilliant essays reveal the park's many moods and facets.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.
14 Fun Facts About the Grand Canyon: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Grand Canyon was cut into the Arizona landscape millions of years ago. It is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. How much do you know about the Grand Canyon? How does the canyon tell us the history of life on Earth? How was the canyon formed? The canyon should have been twice as deep as it is. Why isn’t it? Learn more about the Grand Canyon with these fun facts.
EL GRAN CAÑÓN: Una Ventana en El Tiempo
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: Spanish. Published: February 15, 2012 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
A continuación de su primera visita aquí, en 1903, el presidente Theodore Roosevelt proclamó: El gran Cañón debe ser “la gran vista que cada americano... debería ver”. Únase a nosotros al explorar este fenómeno natural conocido como el Gran Cañón del Río Colorado.
Der GRAND CANYON: Ein Fenster Der Zeit
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,480. Language: German. Published: February 15, 2012 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Präsident Theodore Roosevelt erklärte nach seinem ersten Besuch im Jahre 1903, der Grand Canyon sei “… Der eine große Anblick den jeder Amerikaner zu sehen bekommen sollte”. Schließen Sie sich uns an, und erkunden wir gemeinsam das große Naturwunder des “Grand Canyon of the Colorado River”!
Look Up, Yuma! A Walking Tour of Yuma, Arizona
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Yuma, Arizona is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Murder Under London Bridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,410. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When mutilated bodies of young women begin bobbing up under famed London Bridge in the Arizona desert, Detective Garret Browning soon learns these aren't cut-and-dried, big-city serial murders. He is thrust into a world of Native American legend, supernatural lore and ancient vendettas, where, when the bloodthirsty walk upright, it doesn't mean they're human.
Look Up, Austin! A Walking Tour of Austin, Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Austin, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.