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Imogene's Last Stand
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375836071, Hardcover)Meet Imogene, a plucky heroine with a passion for history.
As a baby, Imogene's first words were “Four score and seven years ago.” In preschool, she fingerpainted a map of the Oregon Trail. So it’s not surprising that when the mayor wants to tear down the long-neglected Liddleton Historical Society to make room for a shoelace factory, Imogene is desperate to convince the town how important its history is. But even though she rides through the streets in her Paul Revere costume shouting, “The bulldozers are coming, the bulldozers are coming!” the townspeople won’t budge. What’s a history-loving kid to do?
Filled with quotes from history’s biggest players—not to mention mini-bios on the endpapers—and lots of humor, here’s the perfect book for budding historians.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:03:42 -0400)
Enamored of history, young Imogene Tripp tries to save her town's historical society from being demolished in order to build a shoelace factory.
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