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Illinois History
     

Illinois History

by Andrew Santella
 

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Why is Chicago not a part of Wisconsin today? What is the story of Illinois's Liberty Bell of the West? How did a simple plow change the look of an entire state? You can find the answers to these questions in this book, which contains all kinds of fascinating, historical facts that tell the story of the state of Illinois. Inside, you will find information about

Overview

Why is Chicago not a part of Wisconsin today? What is the story of Illinois's Liberty Bell of the West? How did a simple plow change the look of an entire state? You can find the answers to these questions in this book, which contains all kinds of fascinating, historical facts that tell the story of the state of Illinois. Inside, you will find information about the first people of Illinois and the explorers and settlers who came later. You will learn about the roles that Illinois played in the American Revolution and Civil War. And, you'll find out why Illinois was and is called the Prairie State. Inside you'll find: maps that help you find your way around Illinois, photographs that let you see what you are reading about, a glossary, index, and list of more books to read to help you find what you're looking for and better understand it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432902759
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Series:
State Studies: Illinois Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
860L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Andrew Santella writes for magazines and newspapers, including GQ and the New York Times Book Review. He is the author of a number of books for young readers. He lives outside Chicago with his wife and son.

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