Synopses & Reviews
Take a ride on the Reading Railroad! (Either pronunciation of Reading” works here.) Yes, the Keystone State is rich in history, beauty, and the worlds most delicious cheesesteak (Whiz wit!). Follow Uncle John on a whirlwind tour of Pennsylvania from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and all points in between with fun articles, amazing facts, vital stats, hometown heroes, and quirky quizzes. Read about
Americas first zoo
William Penn and his quest for a land of religious freedom
The birth of Little League Baseball
The true story of the Johnstown flood
Encountering bears and boars in the Pennsylvania wilderness
How Ben Franklin invented the political cartoon
The Liberty Bell legendssome of which are actually true
Rockys famous run, and other Pennsylvania movies
Incredible things that can happen Only in PA”
And much, much more!
This endlessly readable book covers every inchgeographically, culturally, and historicallyof the Keystone State. Uncle John profiles a wealth of Pennsylvania firstsit is home to the first U.S. zoo, first in the nation in mushroom production, and the leading producer of potato chips and pretzels. How common is a state dog, drink, or soil? Pennsylvania has all threeGreat Dane, milk and Hazleton, respectively! Quizzes, puzzles, games, mini-bios, whodunitsall can be found in this fun book thats perfect for a solo or group read.
About the Author
The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market--Throne Sitters--and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.