Discover the fun and history of New York City from the Bronx Zoo to Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Watch the small Dutch trading town blossom. Follow how it connected with other towns to become one of the largest cities in the world. Search for the best places to learn about its history and watch parades. Who moved there? What did they build? How did this island connect to the rest of the world? So much to see and do in the Big Apple!
Islands and the city -- Moving people and goods -- Soaring skyscrapers -- What to do? -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Index -- Show what you know -- Websites to visit -- About the author.