GIFT GUIDES & CALENDARS

GIFT GUIDES & CALENDARS

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” G. Keillor

From holidays to birthdays, or any occasion that calls for a gift, finding that perfect item can become a difficult task. To help you find something practical and unique, the Government Printing Office suggests the following gift ideas covering many subjects of interest, including current events, history, art, health, and education. These publications will make great gift ideas for your kids, family, friends, teachers, clients, colleagues, military or veterans.

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Best Selling GIFT GUIDES & CALENDARS Publications

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A pocket-size booklet containing the complete text of these two core documents of American democracy, the Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence. House Document 112-129. 25th ed.

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The National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (NIFOG) is published as a reference guide for public safety radio technicians and communications planners. The waterproof, pocket-sized guide (also available in PDF format) contains...

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Emergency Response Guidebook 2012

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GPO Stock # 050-000-00596-8 ISBN:

The official Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) is a guide for use by transporters, firefighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving a hazardous...

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Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of benefits and services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Some of these benefits may be utilized while on active duty. These benefits are...

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Published by the U.S. Army Medical Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick, MD, this pocket guide is an invaluable reference in the field for identification of dangerous  biological select agents & toxins and is an...

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Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?

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GPO Stock # 001-000-04759-1 ISBN:

This delightful book shows children the life cycle of trees, showing that trees are a renewable resource as their seeds can be planted to make new trees grow. It also discusses the need to remove sick, flammable and other dangerous trees as well...

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How to Prune Trees (Revised 2012)

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GPO Stock # 001-000-04755-8 ISBN:

Teaches how and when to prune trees to maximize their strength, health and attractiveness. Describes how, when and why to prune. Revised in 2012.

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The Rocky Mountains (Large Version Poster)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-00967-1 ISBN:

Stunning large poster by renowned late graphics artist, Charley Harper, depicting on color, the animal and plant life of the Rocky Mountains. On the poster, a beaver pond reflects the landscape of the Rockies, a terrain shaped by glaciers,...

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Isle Royale (Poster)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-00769-5 ISBN:

Stunning poster by renowned late graphics artist, Charley Harper, depicting  Isle Royale National Park, an island park in Lake Superior that is accessible from Minnesota and Michigan.

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Ponzimonium: How Scam Artists Are Ripping Off America (ePub eBook)

Ponzimonium: How Scam Artists Are Ripping Off America (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

GPO Stock # 666-080-00001-1 ISBN: 9780160890802

***Download IMMEDIATELY through this page.***  Ponzimonium: How Scam Artists Are Ripping Off America, the award-winning CFTC book on infamous con artists and their investment frauds and how...

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Underground Railroad

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GPO Stock # 024-005-01185-4 ISBN:

This National Park Service handbook describes the many ways that blacks took to escape slavery in the southern United States before the Civil War. It includes stories of famous African American women, such as Harriet Tubman, who served in the...

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Dietary Guidelines For Americans, 2010

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GPO Stock # 001-000-04747-7 ISBN:

2010 Edition of this perennial favorite. Provides science-based advice to promote health and to reduce risk for major chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. Oriented toward policymakers, nutrition educators, nutritionists, and...

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Atlantic Barrier Islands (Poster)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-00982-5 ISBN:

Stunning poster by renowned late graphics artist, Charley Harper, depicts, in color, the animal and plant life of the Atlantic Barrier Islands.  On Poster: Shifting sands and tides, sunken forests, marine life, and birds, birds, birds.  Visit...

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College bound students, federal financial aid

Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid (MOBI)

By: Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education

GPO Stock # 065-300-00003-6 ISBN: 9780160926242

This guide provides a description of Federal Student Aid programs and the application process.  Readers will find information on federal student aid as a source for funding postsecondary education, and know where to go for more detailed...

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Canyon Country (Large Poster)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-01064-5 ISBN:

Stunning poster by renowned late graphics artist, Charley Harper, depicting the Canyon Country National Parks in southern Utah, northern Arizona, eastern Nevada and western Colorado. The images show America's Southwestern parks, an enchanted...

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Alpine Northwest (Poster)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-01047-5 ISBN:

Stunning poster by renowned late graphics artist, Charley Harper, depicts a bald eagle on a tree and other wild plants and animals you might see in Olympic, Mount Rainier, and North Cascades National Parks.

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How To Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees (Revised 2012)

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GPO Stock # 001-000-04756-6 ISBN:

Created to help home owners and land managers in recognizing hazardous defects in trees. Suggests possible corrective actions to restore trees to good health. Revised in 2012.

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Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops (Handbook)

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GPO Stock # 017-001-00578-9 ISBN:

Six one-hour workshops were developed, based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 and 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Each workshop includes a lesson plan, learning objectives, talking points, hands-on activities, videos...

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College bound students, federal financial aid

College Preparation Checklist (MOBI)

By: Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education

GPO Stock # 065-300-00006-1 ISBN: 9780160926273

The foundational publication for any students (elementary, junior/high school, adult) who are considering college.  This small booklet explains how to prepare academically and financially for college through "to do" lists aimed at students and...

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Plate Full of Color

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GPO Stock # 017-001-00575-4 ISBN:

“Plate Full of Color,” the third book in the Eagle Book Series aimed to elementary school children, introduces Miss Rabbit and the boys...

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Tricky Treats

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GPO Stock # 017-001-00576-2 ISBN:

“Tricky Treats,” the fourth book in the Eagle Book Series aimed to elementary school children, continues the theme of healthy food by...

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Knees Lifted High

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GPO Stock # 017-001-00574-6 ISBN:

“Knees Lifted High,” the second book in the Eagle Book Series aimed to elementary school children, continues the story with Mr. Eagle and...

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The USCIS Naturalization Interview and Test (DVD)

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GPO Stock # 027-002-00582-1 ISBN:

Contains a video that provides an overview of the United States naturalization process and testing requirements. This 16-minute video highlights scenes from the naturalization interview, including the English and U.S. history and government (...

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Through the Eyes of the Eagle

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GPO Stock # 017-001-00573-8 ISBN:

“Through the Eyes of the Eagle” is the first book in the Eagle Book Series aimed to elementary school children and introduces the character...

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Humanities

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GPO Stock # 736-002-00000-1 ISBN:

Humanities is a bimonthly magazine published by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) which includes vivid and interesting descriptions of: NEH sponsored research in the humanities, NEH programs and projects, and issues related...

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National Park System (Wall Map Poster)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-01274-5 ISBN:

Handsome color map showing the locations of parks in National Park System; suitable for large wall map displays. Developed by the Publications Office at Harpers Ferry Center in response to the high volume of requests for an oversized version of...

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Counterterrorism 2014 Calendar

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GPO Stock # 041-015-00310-1 ISBN:

Full-color, spiral-bound, 2014 edition of a 164-page daily desk calendar from the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). This edition, like others since the Calendar was first published in daily planner format in 2003, contains many features...

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College bound students, federal financial aid

College Preparation Checklist (ePub eBook)

By: Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education

GPO Stock # 065-300-00005-2 ISBN: 9780160926266

The foundational publication for any students (elementary, junior/high school, adult) who are considering college.  This small booklet explains how to prepare academically and financially for college through "to do" lists aimed at students and...

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Counterterrorism 2015 Calendar

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GPO Stock # 041-015-00317-8 ISBN:

Full-color, spiral-bound, 2015 edition of a 160-page daily desk calendar from the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). This edition, like others since the Calendar was first published in daily planner format in 2003, contains many features...

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Global Warming; Climate Change; Extreme Weather

Highlights of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment (High Resolution -PDF eBook)

By: US Global Change Research Program

GPO Stock # 003-300-00013-7 ISBN: 9780160924279

This book presents the major findings and selected highlights from Climate Change Impacts in the United States, the third National Climate Assessment. The National Climate Assessment assesses the science of climate change and its impacts across...

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FAA 2013 NextGen Implementation Plan (ePub eBook)

FAA NextGen Implementation Plan (ePub eBook)

By: US Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

GPO Stock # 050-300-00005-6 ISBN: 9780160920714

The 2013 edition of the NextGen Plan serves as a roadmap of the Federal Aviation Administration's ( FAA’s) ongoing transition to NextGen and provides an overview of the benefits aircraft operators and passengers are receiving from...

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The Citizen’s Almanac is a publication developed for new United States citizens. It includes information on U.S. civic history, rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship, biographical details on prominent foreign-born Americans,...

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One-year subscription for this quarterly journal for professionals teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) or as a Second Language (ESL or ESOL). This teacher's educational magazine is  published by the U.S. State Department's Office of...

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Underground Railroad: Official Map and Guide (Folder)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-01170-6 ISBN:

Provides a brief history of slavery in America from 1450-1865. Also describes how slaves were brought to freedom through the Underground Railroad (UGRR) with a map of the escape routes.

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret...

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Sesame Street Fire Safety Station: Color and Learn

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GPO Stock # 064-000-00049-7 ISBN:

Sesame Street trademark characters Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Telly teach young children and families about fire safety, hot and cold, and what to do when you hear a smoke alarm. Includes ideas for mapping emergency escape routes from your home or...

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Our Flag

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GPO Stock # 052-071-01446-2 ISBN:

Briefly describes the history of the American flag, and sets forth the practices and observances appropriate to its display. S. Doc. 109-18. Rev. ed.109th Congress, 2nd Session.

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Civics and Citizenship Multimedia Presentation

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GPO Stock # 027-002-00579-1 ISBN:

This multimedia set contains two discs which together describe the history of the United States plus how to become a US citizen, along with a citizen's rights and responsibilities. DVD and CD-ROM, sold as a set. Revised 2010 edition.

The...

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How Our Laws Are Made, 2007

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GPO Stock # 052-071-01465-9 ISBN:

Provides a basic outline of the numerous steps of our Federal lawmaking process from the source of an idea for a legislative proposal through its publication as a statute. The goal of this guide is to enable readers to gain a greater...

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Greater Yellowstone (Poster)

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GPO Stock # 024-005-01082-3 ISBN:

This colorful poster depicts scenic park features and the 28- by 48-mile caldera, or basin, created by a massive volcanic eruption 600,000 years ago. At the head of the poster reads: Mammoth Hot Springs, Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, Grand...

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This National Park Service handbook describes Boston at the time of the American Revolution. Includes a section on historic sites in Boston and related Massachusetts sites. L.C. card 94-4483. Previously listed incorrectly under ISBN 0-16-061688-3...

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Tobacco-Free health effects Full Report -nicotine

The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress. A Report of the Surgeon General (Full Report -MOBI eBook))

By: US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

GPO Stock # 017-300-00011-3 ISBN: 9780160924156

This comprehensive report chronicles the devastating consequences of 50 years of tobacco use in the United States. It updates data on the numerous health effects resulting from smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke and details public health...

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Third in the series of Civil War campaign brochures commemorating our national sacrifices during the American...

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Provides activities for children ages 5-12 to learn about the history of the underground railroad and the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Tobacco-related diseases, nicotine, addiction, smoking

The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress. A Report of the Surgeon General (Full Report- ePub eBook)

By: US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

GPO Stock # 017-300-00010-5 ISBN: 9780160924149

This comprehensive report chronicles the devastating consequences of 50 years of tobacco use in the United States. It updates data on the numerous health effects resulting from smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke and details public health...

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Deliciously Healthy Family Meals (Cookbook)

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GPO Stock # 017-001-00572-0 ISBN:

Delightful kid-friendly healthy cookbook designed to help busy parents who want to make healthy meal preparation a family affair, Keep the Beat™ Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals features delicious, heart-healthy, kid-...

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National Park Service Handbook 143. Illustrations by Betty Frazer. Presents the story of the Everglades National Park and its plants and animals, some of them found nowhere else in the United States. Includes checklists of mammals, birds,...

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The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services 2014 (ePub)

Guide to Clinical Preventive Services 2014: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (ePub)

By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

GPO Stock # 017-300-00021-1 ISBN: 9780160926426

The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services presents abridged U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medications for use in primary care practice. The 2014 Guide continues the precedent...

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This National Park Service handbook describes the value and significance of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone, widely held to be the first national park in the world, is known for its abundant wildlife and its many dramatic geothermal...

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CMH 30-22. Issued with a laminated hard cover that has an illustration of soldiers standing in front of American flags. Presents American military history from 1917 to the present. Includes expanded sections to include an analysis of the wars in...

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College bound students, federal financial aid

Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid (ePub eBook)

By: Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education

GPO Stock # 065-300-00002-8 ISBN: 9780160926235

This guide provides a description of Federal Student Aid programs and the application process.  Readers will find information on federal student aid as a source for funding postsecondary education, and know where to go for more detailed...

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The World Factbook 2012-13

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GPO Stock # 041-015-00284-8 ISBN:

This 50th anniversary edition of the perennial best-seller from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) provides brief information on the geography, people, government, economy, communications, and defense of countries and regions around the world...

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World Factbook 2013-14

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GPO Stock # 041-015-00311-9 ISBN:

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Reference tab includes: maps of the major world...

Price: $86.00
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Highlights of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Cl

Highlights of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment (Low Resolution -PDF eBook)

By: US Global Change Research Program

GPO Stock # 003-300-00012-9 ISBN: 9780160924033

This book presents the major findings and selected highlights from Climate Change Impacts in the United States, the third National Climate Assessment. The National Climate Assessment assesses the science of climate change and its impacts across...

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Stunning 2013 wall calendar / event planner with rare or never-before-seen full-color images featuring recent NASA Science discoveries, accomplishments and activities.

Monthly large images include:
• a Deep Space Dragonfish nebula;...

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Ohio River Navigation Charts are 8 x 14 scaled color maps that in indicate important navigation features of special interest.  Features shown on the charts include channel sailing line, U.S. navigation lights, daymarks, arrival point marks for...

Price: $86.00
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The Little Acorn

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GPO Stock # 001-001-00687-4 ISBN:

Story by Christa Kauble. Illustrations by Mary Jo Tannehill. Provides a colorful story book about an acorn that wanted to grow to be a big oak tree. Could be used in preschool and elementary science classes. Illustrations are copyrighted.

Price: $5.00
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Publication measures 9 x 6 in. Provides general design and technical recommendations to help property owners, developers, and Federal managers rehabilitate historic properties. Item 648-A.

Price: $6.00
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Defending a New Nation, 1783–1811, the first volume of the "U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812" series, tells the story of several military campaigns against Indians in the Northwest Territory, the Army's role in suppressing the...

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Joint Force Quarterly: A Professional Military Journal

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GPO Stock # 708-090-00000-0 ISBN:

Joint Force Quarterly is designed for national security professionals in and out of the U.S. Government to promote understanding of the integrated employment of land, sea, air, pace, and special operations forces. This journal focuses on...

Price: $29.00
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How A Tree Grows

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GPO Stock # 001-000-04738-8 ISBN:

FS-32. Describes how leaves, roots, trunk, soil, and other parts of a tree work together to grow the tree.

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