Synopses & Reviews
This newly revised and updated encyclopedia covers everything you might want to know about the fascinating people, places, and events that have shaped the United States. Covering more than a hundred subjects as varied as the birds of North America, the Civil War, and jazz, and including biographies of U.S. presidents and other noteworthy scientists, artists, and citizens presented in punchy, fact-filled text, this encyclopedia has it all. Each U.S. state and Canadian province is explored in detail through easy-to-read maps, state symbols, and statistical fact boxes. Perfect for school or home, fully cross-referenced, and comprehensively indexed, The Student Encyclopedia of the United States provides all of the information that children and their families need to know about this great land of ours.