» » From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States

eBook From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States epub

by Linda Sarah Goldman,Debbie Herman

eBook From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States epub
  • ISBN: 1935279793
  • Author: Linda Sarah Goldman,Debbie Herman
  • Genre: Children
  • Subcategory: Geography & Cultures
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Kane/Miller Book Publishers (September 1, 2011)
  • Pages: 107 pages
  • ePUB size: 1974 kb
  • FB2 size 1141 kb
  • Formats mobi rtf doc lrf


This is a fun and wacky informational book about weird town names across America.

From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States. This is a fun and wacky informational book about weird town names across America. Nov 11, 2011 Alex rated it really liked it.

by Debbie Herman and Linda Sarah Goldman . Did you know that the United States has hundreds and hundreds of towns with weird and wacky names? This book will explore the reasons behind some of these really wacky place names, and also teach you a little bit about the states in which they are found.

Destination, rates & speeds. 4. from pie town to yum yum: weird. ISBN 10: 1935279793 ISBN 13: 9781935279792.

Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States. Herman’s contribution, then, is welcome, despite its weaknesses. by Debbie Herman & illustrated by Linda Sarah Goldman. First the strengths: Herman proceeds alphabetically by state, focusing on one curious place name and providing an explanation of its origin (or multiple possible explanations). Another dozen or so humorous place names are noted (with a few given very brief expository treatment), and a number of unusual state facts are delivered. Well and good, but this material, which can easily stand on its own, is bedeviled by a near-desperate striving for laughs.

See contact information and details about Debbie Herman Author. I'm a Published Children's Book author of fiction and non-fiction, such as From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across theUnited States, and Carla's Sandwich? categories. PagesPublic figureAuthorDebbie Herman AuthorAbout.

Find nearly any book by Debbie Herman. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. The Incredible Brocho Machine. ISBN 9781568710457 (978-1-56871-045-7) Hardcover, Targum Pr, 1994. Find signed collectible books: 'The Incredible Brocho Machine'.

by Debbie Herman, Linda Sarah Goldman.

com's Debbie Herman Author Page. From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States Sep 1, 2011. by Debbie Herman, Linda Sarah Goldman.

From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States Kane/Miller Book Publishers, Paperback, 2011. Spread the word about books. From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States.

Debbie Herman introduces readers to some of the most bizarre place names in the . Have you read From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States?

Debbie Herman introduces readers to some of the most bizarre place names in the United States in From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States. After perusing Herman's book, readers will open their minds to some little-known, yet fascinating places that help shape America. Plus Linda Sarah Goldman has added simple, yet clever illustrations that compliment the text perfectly. Have you read From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States? How would you rate it? Posted by Book Trends at 6:28 AM.

Did you know that the United States has hundreds and hundreds of towns with weird and wacky .

Did you know that the United States has hundreds and hundreds of towns with weird and wacky names? Places like Quiggleville (PA) and Sopchoppy (FL) might make you laugh, while Bread Loaf (VT) and Chili Bar (CA) will probably make you hungry. AK) This book explores the reasons behind some of these really wacky place names, teaches you a little bit about the states in which they’re found and keeps you laughing with whimsical cartoon-like drawings and silly puns. Learn more about this title.

From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States [Paperback]
Comments: (5)
Gavinrage
A very cute book filled with interesting facts about fun town names from around the country.
TheJonnyTest
Fun little facts and trivia! My kids enjoyed this book :-)
Ddilonyne
Love this! Great fun resource!
unmasked
Have you ever wondered how some towns and cities have ended up with such unusual names? Toponymy is the study of place names, taking into consideration the origins, meaning and use of the place. Not your typical dry geography book, this compiles some of the some the wackiest U.S. community names and attempts to provide reasonable explanations on how those came about. My favorites are Monkey's Eyebrow in Kentucky and New Jersey's Cheesequake.

To be fair, each state is allotted the same amount of space: a double page spread. Listed in alphabetical order, we start with Scratch Ankle, Alabama and work our way through to Hole-in-the-Wall, Wyoming. I really like the uniform way the book is organized. One town in each state is highlighted, with the explanation interspersed with fun little drawings. The opposite page provides a general summary of the state, with three specific sections: Info to Know, Lay of the Land, and Road Trip. They give just enough to information to hook the reader and keep it interesting.

It really is fun to learn about the crazy names that exist in the U.S. and how they came about. Frequently, it was the residents of a town who got together to decide on a name for their community. Some places were named for specific people, local taverns or other geographical events, while others were just plain old mistakes. Peculiar, Missouri was named when the postmaster's suggestions were repeatedly rejected by the Post Office Department. He finally said he didn't care what the town was named, as long as it was peculiar. And so it was. Yum Yum, Tennessee was created when a general store owner thought it would be good to name the town after a popular brand of cookies.

This is a cross between a trivia book and a geography/history lesson. But the authors have put it together in such a fun way that it doesn't feel like a lesson at all. We took turns guessing how towns got their names, and ending up giggling over the little balloon comments in the illustrations. Great book!
Lucam
this is an enjoyable and informative book. good geography book too for USA cities and towns. good history stories also. really recommend this book.
eBooks Related to From Pie Town to Yum Yum: Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States
Contacts | Privacy Policy | DMCA
All rights reserved.
lycee-pablo-picasso.fr © 2016-2020