Author: Joseph A. Munk
Release Date: 2006-10-01
An informative book about the state of Arizona located in the south-west of United States. Munk visited the state for the first time in 1884 and was captivated by its charms. Arizona worked its magic on him leading to his life-long interest in the state famous for its vast deserts and cacti. The book gives a detailed account of Arizona life and is brimming with useful information. Interesting!
Author: Toni McClory
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Political Science
An authoritative guide to Arizona governmentÑ written in plain language! How do laws make their way through the state legislature? What are the specific powers of the governor? How do the courts make public policy? Can citizens change the constitution? A leading lawyer and college educator who was an assistant attorney general through six governors, Toni McClory has written a definitive guide to Arizona government that is as comprehensive as it is easy to understand. It provides a thorough explanation of the state's constitution and shows the impact that its unique features have had on the everyday operation of the state's political system. Thoroughly up to date and clearly written, this book belongs on every Arizonan's shelf. Much of the information it contains is based on original research compiled by the author from primary sources and draws on her direct experience with government processes, officials, and events. - For concerned citizens, it offers topics of special interest to votersÑincluding facts about initiatives and referenda and a chapter on local governmentÑand contains references to online government resources. - For lawyers and business people, it makes available a brief yet sophisticated synopsis of state government along with a wealth of citations and supporting detail. - For students and teachers, it offers an exceptionally readable introductory text that relies heavily on primary sources and features "pro and con" passages-examining both sides of important issues-that are designed to stimulate critical thinking. From administrative rules to water law, Understanding the Arizona Constitution is your complete guide to the inner workings of the state. It is an essential reference for today's citizens and tomorrow's leaders.
Author: Pontrelli, Esq., Marlene A.; Schwartz, Esq., Robert L.
Publisher: Addicus Books
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Providing accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in Arizona, this guide provides answers to more than 350 queries such as What is the mediation process in Arizona and is it required? How quickly can one get a divorce? Who decides who gets the cars, the pets, and the house? What actions might influence child custody? How are bills divided and paid during the divorce? How much will a divorce cost? and Will a spouse have to pay some or all attorney fees? Structured in a question-and-answer format, this divorce handbook provides clear and concise responses to help build confidence and give the peace of mind needed to meet the challenges of a divorce proceeding.
This book refutes the common Western belief that non-alphabetic writing systems (Chinese, Japanese. Korean) are hard to learn or to use, and offers practical theory-based methodology for the teaching of literacy in these languages to first and second language learners.
Author: Sam Lowe
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Arizona Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Arizona’s history, like the story of Pearl Hart or the ghosts that live in the Hotel Vendome. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Arizona history.
Hiking Arizona will introduce you to the state's most natural wonders and more. This book covers the Grand Canyon, of course; Northeast Plateaus, San Francisco Peaks Area, Mogollon Rim Country; Central Highlands; The White Mountains; the Phoenix Area; the Tucson Area; Sky Islands; Tohono O'odham Country; and the Western Desert.
Just east of the greater Phoenix area, the Superstition Mountains are a wild, rugged range of volcanic peaks, mesas, and canyons. A network of trails covers this wilderness, reaching into Sonoran desert canyons, pine forested valleys, mysterious volcanic rock formations, and jagged peaks. North of the Superstitions and still only a two hour drive from Phoenix, the Mazatzal Mountains are one of Arizona’s largest and most remote wilderness areas. You can hike for days here without seeing another hiker. Completely revised and updated, Hiking Arizona’s Superstition and Mazatzal Country, 2nd, is your ticket to exploring and enjoying this remarkable country, from the Verde River to the pine-forested peaks along the Mazatzal Crest, the jagged summits of Four Peaks, and the labyrinthine canyons of the Superstitions. This guidebook contains descriptions of enjoyable hikes from a few hours to a week in length, for everyone from family groups to ardent peak baggers. Many of the hikes are loops and have opportunities for side trips and exploration. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues GPS coordinates for all trailheads as well as critical points along the hikes Easy-to-read, up-to-date maps and elevation profiles Safety, technique, and equipment tips
Author: Dennis B. Fradin
Publisher: Children's Press
Release Date: 1993
Young readers are invited to set out on an inspiring journey of discovery ... introducing "From Sea to Shining Sea" -- a series of state books from Children's Press specifically prepared for students in grades 3 to 5 (reading level: grade 4).
This title examines an important historic event - the shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others in Tucson, Arizona. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the man behind the shooting, Jared Loughner, and his history of mental illness, the disease schizophrenia, Giffords rise in politics, the political climate in America, including the hot button issue of health-care reform, Giffords's fight for her life, and the effects of this event on society. Also discussed are the gun laws in America, the National Rifle Association's stand on gun control, new legislation introduced in Congress regarding gun control, and mental health policy and law. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Author: Joyce Graham Baltas
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Release Date: 1999
In each chapter, there is an introduction to a strategy, guidelines for using the strategy in the classroom, and activities to do before, during, or after reading. There is also a complete model lesson that includes a reproducible reading selection, reproducible student page, and follow-up activities. -- P. 5.
Author: Sam Lowe
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2010-07-13
Mysteries and Legends of Arizona explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Arizona’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Arizona history.
HIKING NORTHERN ARIZONA, 3rd edition (Falcon) A Guide to Northern Arizona's Greatest Hiking Adventures Bruce Grubbs This guide has completely updated information for 120 hikes in northern Arizona, including the Grand Canyon, with different routes suggested for each season. From short strolls to overnight desert adventures, this book contains new, easy-to-read maps, beautiful black and white photos, up-to-date trail information, routes for beginners and experts, anecdotal narratives, and wildlife descriptions along popular trails as well as those less traveled. Bruce Grubbs is an outdoors adventurer, photographer, and writer who lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.