Not a traditional travel guide. This book allows the reader to skip in sections, and choose whatever trip or adventure they’d like to experience.
Harry Golden was a Jewish American writer, editor, and publisher born in Ukraine. He is known for as a person who “fought bigotry with humor.
A National Geographic book detailing 100 journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. Mr. Yogerst has written several books for National Geographic
100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do – A travel book published by National Geographic about the American National Parks.
A book about the author’s grandfather, John Cowdry befriending the Blackfoot warrior Crop Eared Wolf. Mr. Chamberlin is a professor at the University of Toronto
Shaun Herron (23 November, 1912 – 1989) is an Irish novelist, a finalist of the Edgar Award. He was born in Carrickfergus in County Antrim, Ireland.
This book is short, but well organized, so well organized in fact that I noticed how organized it is. The themes, events, and theories all have their own place
Laurence Binyon (10 August, 1869 – 10 March, 1943) was a poet, dramatist and art scholar from England, winner of the Newdigate Prize for poetry
A good story but not one that gets a hold of you and doesn’t let go
Hilda Gerarda van Stockum (9 February, 1908 – 1 November, 2006) was a writer and artist from the Netherlands. Ms. van Stockum is known for her book The Winged Watchman. Books by Hilda Gerarda van Stockum* 1) She was born in Rotterdam to a Dutch Royal Navy officer. 2) Her grandfather, Charles Boissevain, was the editor of an influential Dutch newspaper. 3) Her brother was famous mathematician Willem Jacob van Stockum, not only was he a pioneer of the then new theory of gravitation (general relativity), he also volunteered to be a pilot for the Allies in WWII where he unfortunately found his death during a bombing run. 4) Her husband, Ervin Ross Marlin, was a friend of her brother. Together the couple had six children. 5) As a child she lived in the Netherlands and Ireland. Later she lived in the US, Canada, and England for many years. 6) A Day on Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic (1935), was Ms. van Stockum’s first book and won honors from the Newbery Medal committee. 7) Her best known book, The Winged Watchman, describes true events of how windmills were used for signaling the Dutch Resistance during World War II. 8) In 1983 she was elected to the Honorary Council of the Royal Hibernian…