The Scrambled States of America

The Scrambled States of America

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At the first annual "states party," Virginia and Idaho hatch a plan to swap spots so each can see another part of the country. Before the party is over, all the states decide to switch places.

In the beginning, every state is happy in its new location. But soon things start to go wrong. Florida, who switches spots with Minnesota, is freezing in the frosty northern climate, and Minnesota hasn't brought sunscreen and is getting an awful sunburn. Will the states ever unscramble themselves and return to their proper places?

Packed with madcap humor and whimsical illustrations, this quirky story--starring all fifty states--is chock-full of introductory facts and silly antics that will make learning geography as much fun as taking a vacation.

This title has Common Core connections.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1998.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780805058024
Branch Call Number: j PO KELLER L
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.


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Jun 06, 2014

Fantastic book that teaches U.S. geography in a fun and memorable way. We used this book along with blank maps of the U.S. to try and find the states. Interestingly, the state shapes were also memorable in many instances, which I found surprising.

This became a frequent request in our house and we had fun not only reading the text, but all of the asides were a blast. Highly recommended!

Apr 25, 2012

Fun and entertaining. The author does a great job of giving the states personalities. Educational?? A little bit but mostly fun.
Kids with familarity about the United States will enjoy seeing them come to life. As an adult I got a chuckle out of some of the geography jokes.
If you like this, get the DVD too.


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Aug 27, 2018

indigo_panda_628 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 15

Sep 28, 2017

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