The Appalachian Region is one of the most beautiful places in the United States, with pleasant green valleys and tree-covered mountains. Hike the Appalachian Trail, Great Smoky Mountains, or Blue Ridge Mountains. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,168 mile footpath traveled by millions each year. The culture is mixed with Native American beliefs and the values of early settlers. Music, storytelling, and craftsmanship are still part of the mountain lifestyle. If you travel to this region of the United States be prepared to pull up a chair and listen to a tale of past times. This book will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.