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Jim O'Connor

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Jim O'Connor

Jim O'Connor

Books by Jim O'Connor

by Jim O'Connor and Daniel Colón - Children's Nonfiction, History

There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes and mesas, it is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Starting with a brief overview of how national parks came into being, this book covers all aspects of the canyon --- how it formed, which early native people lived there and what varied wildlife can be found there now.

by Jim O'Connor and John Mantha - Children's Nonfiction, History

"Four score and seven years ago..." begins Abraham Lincoln's beautiful speech commemorating the three-day battle that turned the tide of the Civil War. The South had been winning up to this point. So how did Union troops stop General Robert E. Lee's invasion of the North?