Synopses & Reviews
A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Shapes series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state. These books are packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment. These books are sure to be a hit with 8-12 year olds (and grown-ups, too!).
Learn about the History of Virginia - the founding of Jamestown and the settling of Virginia, Notable places - Monticello, Mount Vernon, Civil War Battlefields, and Famous Virginians - Robert E. Lee, Pocahontas, and George Washington.
Presents the history, important people, and famous places of the Old Dominion state, as well as miscellaneous facts about Virginia today.
Come Along on an Exciting Trip Through The State of Virginia!
The Civil War and the History of the State
The State Capitol in Richmond and Contemporary Virginia
The Horses of Assateague Island and the Wildlife of Virginia
Fun Fact and Fascinating Stories
Cities, Farms, Beaches, Forests and Much More!
Also available: STATE SMARTS: CALIFORNIA, STATE SMARTS: TEXAS, and STATE SMARTS: ILLINOIS.
About the Author
Erik Bruun has been a reporter, editor, and freelance writer for more than twenty years. His books include Our Nation's Archive and American Values and Virtues. In his home community, he has taken a leadership role in several organizations that advocate for social change. He has three children.