This states series, written for Grades 2 and above, is designed for elementary students' first study of the United States. Each volume is a colorful, comprehensive portrait that features state facts and symbols and uses clear, vivid text to describe the history, people, land, economy, and government of each state. Young readers will enjoy the Fun Facts sprinkled throughout the text and the chapter on Things to see and do. Each title includes a time line, biographies of notable people, and numerous maps and charts.
Portraits of the States