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Title Fast facts about the 50 states : plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. / [Louise Rozett, editor]

Imprint New York : Children's Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Lakeside Non-Fiction  973 ROZ    ---  Available
 Meadowlark Non-Fiction  973 FAS    ---  Available
Description 119 p. : chiefly col. ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Series America the beautiful (third series)
America the beautiful. Third series.
Note Includes index.
Contents Alabama: Find out how one brave woman and this bus helped spark the civil rights movement -- Alaska -- Arizona -- Arkansas: Got diamonds? Check out what else you'll find in the natural state -- California: Stick your gum to the wall at Bubble Gum Alley in California -- Colorado -- Connecticut -- Delaware: Miles the monster is so big he even has a full-sized stock car in one hand! -- Florida -- Georgia -- Hawaii: There's only one palace on American soil, Aloha! -- Idaho: Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel tried to jump Snake River Canyon -- Illinois: From superman to super-sized catsup--this state is GR8! -- Indiana -- Iowa: Check out what's growing in the Hawkeye State -- Kansas -- Kentucky -- Louisiana -- Maine: Guess what's for dinner? -- Maryland -- Massachusetts: Thank you, thank you, thank you, Mrs. Wakefield!!! -- Michigan: Home of the U.S. national ski and snowboard hall of fame! -- Minnesota: How cold are winters here? Really cold! -- Mississippi -- Missouri: Ice cream, iced tea, sliced bread. It's all here in the show me state! -- Montana -- Nebraska: It started out as fruit smack. Find out what this drink is called today -- United States map -- New Hampshire: Thanks to this inventive state we have jeans and alarm clocks! -- New Jersey -- New Mexico -- New York: New York is home to everything from Jell-o to baseball -- North Carolina: Welcome to the home of Krispy Kreme donuts and Michael Jordan! -- North Dakota -- Ohio: Roll on in Ohio -- Oklahoma -- Oregon: Filbert? Hazelnut? You'll find out in Oregon -- Pennsylvania: Let's hear it for pretzels in PA! -- Puerto Rico -- Rhode Island -- South Carolina: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has the most miniature golf courses in the United States -- South Dakota -- Tennessee: Tennessee boasts the world's fastest half mile -- Texas -- Utah -- Vermont -- Virginia: Neptune welcomes you to Virginia! -- Washington: Just how much coffee do people drink in Washington? -- Washington, D.C. : Washington's annual cherry blossom festival was started in 1912 when Japan gave the city 3,020 cherry trees -- West Virginia --Wisconsin: Bloomer--the "rope jump capital of the world"--hosts an annual speed jump-rope contest -- Wyoming -- Contest winners -- Index -- Photo credits.
Summary A collection of hundreds of fascinating and fun facts about the 50 states plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.
Subject U.S. states -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Miscellanea.
U.S. states -- Miscellanea.
Added Title Fast facts about the fifty states
ISBN 9780531247006 (pbk.)
0531247007 (pbk.)
9780531189399 (pbk.)
0531189392 (pbk.)

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