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4 edition of Just fine the way they are found in the catalog.

Just fine the way they are

from dirt roads to rail roads to interstates

by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge

  • 214 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Calkins Creek in Honesdale, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation,
  • Roads,
  • Travel,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Follows the development of roads in the United States--and the new forms of transportation that used them--from the National Highway of 1805 through railroads and paved roads for bicycles and automobiles to the interstate system--

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementConnie Nordhielm Wooldridge ; illustrated by Richard Walz
    ContributionsWalz, Richard
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE149 .W665 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25202189M
    ISBN 101590787102
    ISBN 109781590787106
    LC Control Number2010929539
    OCLC/WorldCa687690307

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Just fine the way they are by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Just Fine the Way They Are tells the story of how the dirt roads in the s became the U.S. highway system of today with beautiful illustrations by Richard Walz.

Wooldridge includes a timeline in the back of the book that highlights relevant points such as the construction of the National Road in and Henry Fords first Model T in /5. About the book: Mr. John Slack, the keeper of a tavern beside a rutted dirt road in the early s, thought things were just fine the way they were.

So did Lucius Stockton, who ran the National Road Stage Company in the mid s. So too, did the owners of the railroads when the first Model T appeared in Every story in "Fine Just the Way It Is" ends badly; almost in every story, someone dies, illustrating a way of life harsh and unforgiving.

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Rolvaag's brilliant "Giants in the Earth" captures a people and a place so exactly, so palpably. And Proulx saves her best story for last: "Tits-Up in a Ditch," a no-nonsense tale of the soul-abrading, body-maiming life of a young woman in s:   Ultimately, of course, everyone realizes that they like each other just the way they are, and they party on, trunks, beaks, and manes intact.

Die-cut holes in the pages reveal glimpses of the hybrid creatures; turn the page to find vibrant two-page spreads of the fanciful animals. Pfister's grainy, rough-textured illustrations may appeal to a Reviews: 6. In Fine Just the Way It Is: Wyoming Stories 3, Proulx once again gives us stories primarily taking place in or associated with Wyoming.

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The remaining four stories are family tales, ranging from the days before statehood to the present. They are stories of loss, coping, continuity, legacy and erasure which anchor the others.

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