Arlington

The Story of Our Nation's Cemetery

Written & illustrated by Chris L. Demarest

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AMERICA'S RESTING PLACE. The story of the national cemetery--from the Revolutionary War to the present.
 
Arlington recounts the complicated history of one of the nation's most famous and most-visited national monuments and its fascinating daily life. Carefully researched and documented, Chris Demarest's watercolor paintings capture the spirit and pathos of the last resting place of more than 300,000 Americans who have served their country.

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Praise for Arlington

“Young historians and D.C. travelers will embrace this detailed, loving tribute to a very sacred place.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Demarest writes clearly, organizes the information well, and illustrates the story in nicely composed, sometimes luminous paintings.” —Booklist

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Written & illustrated by Chris L. Demarest

Chris Demarest has been an author and illustrator for more than thirty years, contributing to more than one hundred titles. Working as an official artist for the United States Coast Guard, his travels have taken him as far as the Persian Gulf. He lives in Meriden, NH.

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Arlington
The Story of Our Nation's Cemetery
Written & illustrated by Chris L. Demarest

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Hardcover

Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press
Flash Point
October 2010
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596435179
ISBN10: 1596435178
Picture Book Nonfiction
10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 6 to 10
Grade Range: 1 to 5
$17.99
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