IllinoisBook - 2003
An easy-to-use source of quick and reliable information, It's My State helps young readers identify what is common to and unique about individual states across America. Of special interest is the liberal use of the real words of actual state residents -- both famous and ordinary, historical and contemporary. Fully illustrated with captioned photographs and easy-to-read icons, each book in the series provides a broad overview of the state in question, from a concise geography and detailed history to a discussion of its government and economy. Also provided are abundant key facts, figures, people and dates; information about plants and animals as well as products and resources; a calendar of events; an historical timeline; and much more.Beginning with California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Texas, It's My State will prove invaluable to young researchers writing their first state reports.
Publisher: New York : Benchmark Books, c2003.
Branch Call Number: j 977.3 PRICE-GR
Characteristics: 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), col. map ; 26 cm.