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3 edition of Facts on Alaska. found in the catalog.

Facts on Alaska.

Facts on Alaska.

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Published by Helm in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alaska -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFacts Alaska.
    ContributionsPacific Northwest History Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17596316M
    OCLC/WorldCa45118917

    Looking for Alaska Summary. Miles Halter is tired of his predictable and friendless life (check out the going-away party for him at the beginning of the book), so he decides to attend Culver Creek boarding school in Alabama for his junior year of high school.   John Green’s Looking for Alaska has been named the most challenged book of (challenge meaning someone requested to have the book removed from a school or library) in a survey by an American Author: Amy Coles.

    Get facts and photos about the 49th state. By Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh Alaska Barry the bald eagle arrives in the country's biggest state, Alaska, to hang with his friend MC Will the willow ptarmigan. Since , those looking for facts about Alaska turn to this trusted fact book. Updated biannually, this affordable, best-selling guide is filled with accurate, timely facts on the geography, history, economy, employment, recreation, climate, and peoples of this large and diverse state. ".

    Discover the plants and animals that thrive in Alaska; from land mammals, migratory birds, and marine wildlife to tall trees and colorful flowers. Half of the public roads in Alaska are unpaved. Juneau, the state's capital, has no outside road access and can only be reached by air or water. Alaska was purchased from Russia in It was a territory until , when it became the 49th state. Juneau, the capital of Alaska, can only be reached by air or water.


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Alaska is a historical novel by James A. Michener. Like other Michener titles, Alaska spans a considerable amount of time, traced through the gradual interlinking of several families. Alaska is pages long. Along with the reading, Michener provides a table of contents, a list of acknowledgements, and a Fact and Fiction : James A.

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