In 51 charmingly illustrated infographic maps, explore every state of the USA from Alabama to Wyoming and the nation's capital to discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, cities, nature and historic events that have helped make America what it is today. You'll also get an expansive guide to the state flags and US presidents. Ghost towns, swamp tours, the center of the universe... bacon donuts, brainy berries, salmon jerky... The French Fry King, The Mother of Oregon, The Queen of Blues... be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty and diversity of the United States in this curious collection of fact-filled maps. On each wonderful map, find:A welcome box with a short introduction to the stateKey facts, including the capital; state bird, flower and tree; and statehood orderState icons celebrating the state's people, places and historySix inspiring people who have a connection to the stateRegion spotlight bubbles to allow you to discover more about one particular placeA moments to remember box with a list of significant dates and their events in the state's historyEach state's map also contains information about which states it neighbors, its bodies of water and borders as well as where it is situated in the country. Did you know that while Hawaii shares its border with no one, both Missouri and Tennessee border eight other states? Many state parks, battlefields, national forests and reservations are also included to inspire you to respect and explore the great outdoors. So pack your bags and say later 'gator... the great States await!The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps and infographics bring the places to colourful life.Also available from the series:The 50 States: Activity Book, The 50 States: Fun Facts, 50 Cities of the U.S.A., 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, 50 Maps of the World, 50 Adventures in the 50 States, 50 Maps of the World Activity Book, Only in America! and We Are the 50 States.
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication Date: 2015-10-01
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