Describes the family life, games, hunting and fishing techniques, homes, clothing, beliefs, and means of travel of the Indians of the Northwest.
This book depicts children and adults engaging in many of these modes of transportation in diverse cultural settings.
A young boy, Yumi, discusses his life in Japan, describing his home life, food, a typical day at his school, summer vacation, transportation, holidays, the city, and systems of writing.
Learn about the people and cities that have emerged over thousands of years in China’s ancient and complex society.
A whimsical, quirky, and very personal history of cars. In the early days, cars were primarily a source of recreation. They shared unpaved roads with horses and wagons, and when they ran out of gas — which was often because there were few gas stations — horses had to pull them home. Driving mania soon began to shape the landscape. Cars begat gas stations, which sparked the popularity of family camping, going to the drive-in, and fast food. They even spawned bridges so that people could ford rivers in the comfort of their cars.
As assorted passengers comment on their train ride, and the train itself goes “Clickerty click, clickerty clack,” the station parrot is carefully listening to every sound.