We found this darling book, The 50 States, at our local library – and instantly loved it! The design and graphics alone were enough to draw us in and bring it home.
Pack your bags and take the journey of a lifetime as you explore the U.S.A. with these fun 50 fact-filled books and activities! Learn about state capitals, famous residents, and key historical moments and be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty and diversity of the United States in this curious collection of maps. Explore thousands of wondrous locations and be awed by the achievements of hundreds of people who helped make America what it is today.
These fun and interactive ways of teaching children about the 50 United States will inspire and entertain with its beautifully-designed presentation of the many different faces of the American states.
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.
Explore, 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, and more!
On each wonderful map, find:
- A welcome box with a short introduction to the state
- Key facts, including the capital; state bird, flower, and tree; and statehood order
- State icons celebrating the state’s people, places, and history
- Six inspiring people who have a connection to the state
- Region spotlight bubbles to allow you to discover more about one particular place
- A moments to remember box with a list of significant dates and their events in the state’s history
Each 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.
Go here to browse The 50 States.
Pair this with their The 50 States: Activity Book!
Go here to browse The 50 States: Activity Book!