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Illinois Musician Reports 2016/17 By Frank Cademartori
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3rd & 4th grades cover both the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois in their social studies classes. This project took that information and connected it to the any famous musicians from the... More > same areas. Students were able to apply what they already learned in social studies and make connections in music class. It's important to have the information taught in school be relevant in the lives of the learners. ---- This text is a compilation of the best works as voted upon by their classmates. All work in this book was both created and curated by the students.< Less
Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters By Jim Bowman
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Do politicians talk funny? To adapt what one of them said long ago about fooling people, some of them talk funny all of the time, all of them some of the time. This little book tells how two of... More > them and a few of their colleagues talked to constituents in Chicago-suburban Oak Park and neighboring towns and neighborhoods in the summer and fall of 2013. It’s an exercise in synecdoche, by which parts stand for the whole, in this case some politicians for the entire breed. By these few you shall know the breed, at least in Blue Illinois, where Democrats rule.< Less
Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters By Jim Bowman
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Do politicians talk funny? To adapt what one of them said long ago about fooling people, some of them talk funny all of the time, all of them some of the time. This little book tells how two of... More > them and a few of their colleagues talked to constituents in Chicago-suburban Oak Park and neighboring towns and neighborhoods in the summer and fall of 2013. It’s an exercise in synecdoche, by which parts stand for the whole, in this case some politicians for the entire breed. By these few you shall know the breed, at least in Blue Illinois, where Democrats rule.< Less
Argyle: A Year In My Life As a Park Ranger By Wayne W. White
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I accepted the job of Park Ranger at Argyle Lake State Park in 1966. I feel that during my 25 years at Argyle I lived and worked the role of Park Ranger 24 hours a day 7 days a week. I gave it my... More > all. I loved watching the fruits of my labor improve the park and make it such a wonderful place for all to share. Being a an avid nature buff, it was a good choice for my wife Bette as well. I stayed at the Park until 1991. After completing 25 years at Argyle, I had such misgivings about retiring, but, when you have a job that consumes your life everyday from morning until night, it can be quite taxing. I thought I would let the younger generation have the challenge. I wanted to put my memories of this time in my life into print. Thinking that it might not be that exciting to the average person I put it on hold.< Less
Argyle: A Year In My Life As a Park Ranger By Wayne W. White
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I accepted the job of Park Ranger at Argyle Lake State Park in 1966. I feel that during my 25 years at Argyle I lived and worked the role of Park Ranger 24 hours a day 7 days a week. I gave it my... More > all. I loved watching the fruits of my labor improve the park and make it such a wonderful place for all to share. Being a an avid nature buff, it was a good choice for my wife Bette as well. I stayed at the Park until 1991. After completing 25 years at Argyle, I had such misgivings about retiring, but, when you have a job that consumes your life everyday from morning until night, it can be quite taxing. I thought I would let the younger generation have the challenge. I wanted to put my memories of this time in my life into print. Thinking that it might not be that exciting to the average person I put it on hold.< Less
Mercy's Trace By Duane Parks
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Twelve-year-old Malachi, abandoned in the Ohio wilderness, migrates with the mule he was raised with, Revelation, to the Upper Sangamon River in the new state of Illinois. Without his concurrence, he... More > is married to Phoebe Mercy, a young woman intent on separating herself from her step-mother and breaking all ties of dependency to her family. Phoebe is intent on transforming him from a loner into a husband and father, roles his early life has not prepared him for. Into their lives come the Princess, the young Cajun ward of wealthy Cyrus Duvall, both with criminal backgrounds they cannot allow to become known, and Otis, the black Englishman, whose freedom is threatened by the social upheaval occurring in the years before the Civil War. Also settling in the territory is Stagger Eagle, the old Sauk Indian forced to abandon his tribe as a youth because of a horrendous mistake. But pasts are not so easily left behind. Like shallow graves, old secrets threaten to be unearthed, often with unknowable consequences.< Less
The Life and Times of Stephen Bliss By Duane Parks
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A young New Hampshire pioneer carves out a life in the Southeastern Illinois wilderness and helps establish one of the earliest Presbyterian churches in the state.
The Great Conspiracy, Volume 4 By John Alexander Logan
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mexican-American War American Civil WarJohn Alexander Logan... More > (February 9, 1826 – December 26, 1886) was an American soldier and political leader. He served in the Mexican-American War and was a General in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He served the state of Illinois as a State Senator, a Congressman, and a U.S. Senator and was an unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States with James G. Blaine in the election of 1884. As the 3rd Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, he is regarded as the most important figure in the movement to recognize Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) as an official holiday.His likeness appears on a statue at the center of Logan Circle, Washington, D.C.. He is also honored with a statue in Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_A._Logan< Less
Brian Dettmer By Aron Packer
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Dettmer’s work has been exhibited in several museums, universities and art centers throughout the country including the International Museum of Surgical Science, Hunterdon Museum, the Bellevue... More > Arts Museum, The Kohler Arts Center, Hyde Park Art Center, the Rockford Art Museum and the Illinois State Museums in Chicago and Springfield. His work can be found in several private and public collections throughout the U.S, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Dettmer’s bibliography includes Modern Painters magazine, The Village Voice, The New York Times, Harper’s, Time Out, Chicago Tribune, Toronto Star, Proceso Magazine, The San Francisco Bay Guardian and National Public Radio, among others. His work has also been featured in several books, posters, music CDs and film.< Less

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