Read and learn about Niagara Falls with the next book in the Where is. . . ? series. Discover all kinds of fun facts about the falls, like that there is an American Falls and a Canadian Falls, that the mists from the falls used to create nighttime rainbows, and that one day the falls will disappear, and so much more! Filled will illustrations, maps, and facts about the history of the falls, the geographic science of how it was created, the people who have survived falling over it, and more. Includes a timeline of events, plus a timeline in world history, and a foldout map of Niagara Falls. Recommended for ages 8 to 12 years.
While traveling through Canada in 1678, a French priest came across the most gigantic waterfalls he'd ever seen. Stricken with both awe and fear, he began to shake, fell to his knees, and prayed. Ever since, people from all over the world have come to explore Niagara: among them the daredevils determined to tumble down or walk across the falls on tightrope. Kids will get a kick reading about the hare-brained stunts and will also learn how the falls were formed and how--one day--they will disappear.
Megan Stine has written several books for young readers, including Where Is the White House?, Who Was Marie Curie?, Who Was Ulysses S. Grant?, Who Is Michelle Obama?, and Who Was Sally Ride?
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