THE HANDY STATE-BY-STATE ANSWER BOOK
Faces, Places, and Famous Dates For All Fifty States
By Samuel Willard Crompton. Explore the history, growth, politics, people, distinguishing features, and unique character of each of the 50 states with this nifty resource. For example, did California play any role in the American Civil War? When did New York become the Empire State? And just how big is Alaska? The engaging question-and-answer format highlights basic facts and trivia while also revealing how colonies, territories, and land purchases shaped the United States. Grades 6 and up. Index. Suggested readings. Illustrated. Visible Ink. 548 pages. ©2016.
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