books about: missouri
Hiking Missouri - 2nd Edition (America's Best Day Hiking Series)
Hiking Missouri is your complete guide to 127 of the most scenic day hikes in the state. From the Ozarks to Kansas City, and all trails in between, you'll experience the spectacular beauty of the Show Me state. In this one-of-a-kind resource you'll find these features: Detailed descriptions of every hike, in every region, including special points of interest, estimated hiking time and distance, and difficulty ratings for each trail ...
Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer
Wouldn t it be nice to always have exactly the right kind of map, whatever your needs may be? You will, with the uniquely versatile DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer Series. These topographic atlases cover individual states with the most comprehensive detail available, including back roads, backwater lakes and streams, boat ramps, forests, wetlands, trailheads, campgrounds, public lands, prime hunting and fishing spots, and countless landmarks and ...
Weird Missouri: Your Travel Guide to Missouri's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets
This offbeat travel guide shows visitors where to find the Show-Me State's local legends, craziest characters, oddball curiosities and bizarre roadside attractions. Color illustrations throughout.
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume ...
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
Missouri Off the Beaten Path®, 9th: A Guide to Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)
Travel the Show Me” state and you discover the back roads, unusual byways, and unique attractions in the state. Six maps and nineteen black-and-white illustrations help you to your destinations.
Missouri Off the Beaten Path®, 10th: A Guide to Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)
Missouri Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Missouri Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Missouri that other guidebooks just don't offer.
Missouri (Hello USA)
First Avenue Editions
Introduces the geography, history, people, industries, and other hightlights of Missouri.
Good Night Missouri (Good Night Our World)
Good Night Books
Many of North America’s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these boardbooks designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent’s natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area’s attractionssuch as the Rocky Mountains in Denver, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Lake Ontario in Toronto, and volcanoes in Hawaii. ...
Backroads & Byways of Missouri: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions (Backroads & Byways)
With natives as your guides, this new series steers you down the most scenic and historic byways in the areas they cover, with plenty of intriguing points of interest and places to eat, stay, and shop along the way. This book is for those who didn't know that grape vines in Missouri changed the wine industry in France, or that the worst earthquake in American history also occurred in the same state, or that more Civil War battles were fought ...
MISSOURI # 14 (Wagons West)
Dana Fuller Ross
Missouri! is #14 in the Wagons West series by Dana Fuller Ross.
Birds of Missouri Field Guide
Learn about and identify birds using Stan Tekiela's state-by-state field guides. The full-page, color photos are incomparable and include insets of winter plumage, color morphs and more. Plus, with the easy-to-use format, you don't need to know a bird's name or classification in order to easily find it in the book. Using this field guide is a real pleasure. It's a great way for anyone to learn about the birds in your state.
Across the Wide Missouri
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. Across the Wide Missouri tells the compelling story of the climax and decline of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the 1830s. More than a history, it portrays the mountain fur trade as a way of business and a way of life, vividly illustrating how it shaped the expansion of the American West.
Ozark Mountains BLUE HOLE Mystery Suspense Novel (Ozark Mountains Series (FREE))
RTL & Associates, 2014
Cover by Graphic Design Artist - Cheryl Moon Blue Hole and the SEQUEL River’s Edge are mystery suspense novels set in the Ozark Mountains that have received over (200) five star reviews. ★★★★★ ... In the second novel I aged the two brothers Dub and Tommy in Blue Hole by 50 years and made them grandfathers. They take their grandsons back to Blue Hole where a murder occurred the last time they were there in 1949. The story is ...
Telling the Story: The Convergence of Print, Broadcast and Online Media
Brian S. Brooks
The way journalists work and how the public gets its news have changed dramatically. The media landscape has evolved and converged, and to succeed, journalism students must learn the fundamentals of journalism — how to research, write, and tell a great story — and use these skills in an increasingly digital world. The Missouri Group continues to offer the best coverage of the basics while keeping pace with the trends in the field. In ...
Coastal Missouri: Driving on the Edge of Wild
John Drake Robinson
Compass Flower Press
Water and Wilderness... Robinson's irreverent humor gets a workout in Missouri's back country. ...Beauty and Danger "I'd crossed a threshold, a no man's land scattered with rattlesnakes and rednecks, whirlpools and whiskey stills, deep woods caverns and cracks named after devils, nervous meth cookers and fish that jump up and smack you in the head. The journey was a wild, wooly hoot!"
Missouri River 340 First Time Finisher
Stephen Jackson, 2013
The Missouri River 340 (MR340), known as the longest non-stop canoe and kayak race in the world, is rated as one of the top 100 American adventures by National Geographic. Covering 340 exhausting miles of the mighty Missouri River, only two-thirds of those paddlers starting in Kansas City, MO finish in St. Charles four days later. What does it take in equipment, training and strategy to complete a race this tough? “Missouri River 340 First ...
S is for Show Me: A Missouri Alphabet (Discover America State by State)
Sleeping Bear Press
Ross & Judy Young's combined belief that children comprehend intricate ideas at a very young age made it possible for them to seamlessly create "S is for Show Me: A Missouri Alphabet." The husband and wife team elegantly synthesize text and illustration to provide a rich texture of the Show Me State. The alphabet book employs a two-tiered approach that reaches Pre-K through 6th grade students. A rhyme for each letter of the alphabet catches the ...
The Missouri Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Show-Me State (Gardening Series)
News Reporting and Writing
Brian S. Brooks
It's a tumultuous time in journalism as media forms evolve and new models emerge. There are few clear answers, but no one is more prepared than The Missouri Group to tackle these issues head on and to teach students the core, enduring journalism skills they need to succeed -- whether they write for the local paper, a professional blog, cable news, or even work in public relations.
The Struggle for Missouri
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Whatever else may be said of Southern statesmen, of the elder school, they certainly had an imperial breadth of view. They took in the whole continent in a way that their Northern colleagues were slow in doing. It cannot be said just when they began to plan for a separate Government which would have Slavery as its cornerstone, would dominate the Continent and ultimately absorb Cuba, Mexico and Central America as far as the Isthmus of Panama. ...
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