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From the man-made glitter of the Las Vegas strip to the natural splendor of Lake Tahoe, Nevada's riches go beyond the silver and gold found in Virginia City. S is for Silver showcases the hardy wildlife (the desert bighom sheep and the desert tortoise) and even hardier pioneers (the builders of the Hoover Dam) who shaped Nevada's landscape and character.

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Illustrated by Darcie Park

From the manmade glitter of the Las Vegas strip to the natural splendor of Lake Tahoe, Nevada's riches go beyond the silver and gold found in Virginia City. "S is for Silver "showcases the hardy wildlife (the Desert Bighorn Sheep and the desert tortoise) and even hardier pioneers (the builders of the Hoover Dam) who shaped Nevada's landscape and character.

Eleanor Coerr began her professional life as a newspaper reporter and editor of a column for children. She taught children's literature at Monterey Peninsula College and creative writing at Chapman College in California. For the past 25 years, Eleanor has been writing children's books, lecturing, and visiting schools across the United States and abroad. Her previous children's books include "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" and "The Big Balloon Race." Eleanor shares her time between Henderson, Nevada and Pebble Beach, California.

Darcie Park was born and raised in Long Beach, California, and started drawing when she was five years old. She graduated with a BFA in illustration form California State University, Long Beach. She started her freelance illustration career in college and illustrated her first children's book, "The Reluctant Dragon," her first year out of college. Darcie makes her home in Lake Tahoe.

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ISBN:
9781585361175
ill.:
Park, Darcie,
Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press
Illustrator:
Park, Darcie
Author:
Coerr, Eleanor
Author:
Park, Darcie
Location:
Chelsea, Mich.
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - History - General
Subject:
Alphabet books
Subject:
History - United States/State & Local
Subject:
Nevada
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
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Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Discover America State by State
Series Volume:
no. 169
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.22x11.34x.41 in. 1.01 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Illustrated by Darcie Park

From the manmade glitter of the Las Vegas strip to the natural splendor of Lake Tahoe, Nevada's riches go beyond the silver and gold found in Virginia City. "S is for Silver "showcases the hardy wildlife (the Desert Bighorn Sheep and the desert tortoise) and even hardier pioneers (the builders of the Hoover Dam) who shaped Nevada's landscape and character.

Eleanor Coerr began her professional life as a newspaper reporter and editor of a column for children. She taught children's literature at Monterey Peninsula College and creative writing at Chapman College in California. For the past 25 years, Eleanor has been writing children's books, lecturing, and visiting schools across the United States and abroad. Her previous children's books include "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" and "The Big Balloon Race." Eleanor shares her time between Henderson, Nevada and Pebble Beach, California.

Darcie Park was born and raised in Long Beach, California, and started drawing when she was five years old. She graduated with a BFA in illustration form California State University, Long Beach. She started her freelance illustration career in college and illustrated her first children's book, "The Reluctant Dragon," her first year out of college. Darcie makes her home in Lake Tahoe.

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