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United States Atlas (National Geographic Kids)by National Geographic Childrens Books
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The award-winning National Geographic Kids United States Atlas features lively maps, and graphics; updated essays and statistics; 8 thematic map spreads, on topics such as immigration, natural hazards, the water crisis, and the "greening" of America; same-size physical and political maps for each region for easy comparison; vibrant photo essays on each region and state; more than 350 full-color illustrations; 80-plus pages of National Geographic maps; 50-plus info graphics; updated state fact boxes; geo-whiz facts; state flags, birds, and flowers; comprehensive place-name index with coordinates for easy reference; and glossary of geographic terms.
Just like its companion volume National Geographic Kids World Atlas, the USA atlas is INTERACTIVE. A specially designed Web site will allow kids to link directly to hundreds of National Geographic maps, photographs, and articles plus videos, music, games, and more that will expand their knowledge and perspective about this country and its states and regions. All maps are custom-designed for middle-grade students by the Society's world-famous cartographers and each is shown in the context of surrounding areas. Throughout, locator maps and color coding make it easy for kids to keep track of where they are and to quickly navigate from region to region and state to state.
The combination of large, detailed, yet easy-to-read maps--both physical and political; stunning, full-color photo essays; information-packed thematic spreads; and the interactive component sets this atlas apart from every other U.S. atlas currently available for the 8­-12 age market and makes it an invaluable resource.
Join Mr. Geo on his whirlwind tour ofand#160;and#160;Massachusettsand#160;in thisand#160;Level 3 Green Light Reader.and#160;Celebrating Massachusetts combines travel with social studies in a way that's entertaining and educational.and#160;This latest installment in the 50 States to Celebrate seriesand#160;starts outand#160;at Boston'sand#160;Fourth of July celebration andand#160;makes stops along theand#160;historic Freedom Trail and thenand#160;Plymouth, Cape Cod,and#160;the Berkshires, and more.and#160;Packed with picture and context clues to keepand#160;beginning and newly independent readers moving along with ease and confidence.
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher!and#160;He loves to explore new places. Today he's visiting Massachusetts, the Bay State. His first stop isand#160;Boston for a huge Fourth of July celebration. Then he'll ride the Swan Boats, re-enact the Boston Tea Party, and walk theand#160;historic Freedom Trail. He'll also meet "Pilgrims,"and#160;ride bikes onand#160;Cape Cod,and#160;hike theand#160;beautiful Berkshires, and much, much more.and#160;Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Massachusetts. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. Includes maps and learning activities.and#160;Colorful, you-are-there illustrations and easy-to-readand#160;text areand#160;great for beginning and newly independent readers!and#160;
About the Author
C.B. Canga has illustrated numerous early chapter books, including Field Trip Mysteries by Steve Brezenoff. He lives in Pleasant Hill, California.
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