The Resource S is for Smithsonian : America's museum alphabet, (electronic resource)

S is for Smithsonian : America's museum alphabet, (electronic resource)

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S is for Smithsonian : America's museum alphabet
Title
S is for Smithsonian
Title remainder
America's museum alphabet
Statement of responsibility
written by Marie and Roland Smith ; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
Title variation
S is for Smithsonian
Title variation remainder
Americas museum alphabet
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Language
eng
Summary
Where can one find the world's largest mounted African elephant? Or the world's largest blue diamond? Why, at the world's largest museum complex and research organization, of course! In S is for Smithsonian? readers can take an armchair tour of the incredible exhibitions and collections found in the Smithsonian Museum. When it opened in 1855, no one could have imagined that the Smithsonian Museum would grow to include 19 museums, nine research centers, or over 130 million objects, artworks, and specimens collected from all over the world. With over 25 million visitors a year, the Smithsonian truly is the world's largest museum! See the airplane Amelia Earhart flew on her solo Atlantic flight. Admire diamond earrings that once belonged to Marie Antoinette. From A-Z, S is for Smithsonian? explores the amazing objects and memorable displays that are part of this remarkable museum
Summary
Introduces the Institute's museum complex and some of its most famous exhibits, including descriptions of the Hope Diamond, Dorothy's ruby slippers, and Amelia Earhart's airplane
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
359392
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-
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Smith, Marie
Dewey number
069/.09753
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1
  • 2
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1951-
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  • Smith, Roland
  • Frankenhuyzen, Gijsbert van
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits
  • Alphabet
Target audience
juvenile
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America's museum alphabet
Label
S is for Smithsonian : America's museum alphabet, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11414376
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781585365685
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11414376
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
S is for Smithsonian : America's museum alphabet, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11414376
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781585365685
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11414376
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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