Kentucky

Kentucky

by Patricia Lantier
     
 

This exciting new series gives young readers their first in-depth look at the United States. Each volume provides a colorful, comprehensive portrait of a state's history, people, land, economy, and government. Readers will enjoy the "Fun Facts" sprinkled throughout each book and learn even more about state facts, symbols, and famous people. A chapter on "Things to

Overview

This exciting new series gives young readers their first in-depth look at the United States. Each volume provides a colorful, comprehensive portrait of a state's history, people, land, economy, and government. Readers will enjoy the "Fun Facts" sprinkled throughout each book and learn even more about state facts, symbols, and famous people. A chapter on "Things to See and Do" explores each state's unique places and activities. Each title includes a time line, biographies of notable people, informative maps and charts, a glossary, recommended books and Web sites, and an index.

The Bluegrass State is diverse in many ways. Its natural landscape-marked by prairies, coal fields, floodplains, and mountains-is rich and varied. Such diversity is also a part of its people. Torn over the issue of slavery during the Civil War, the citizens of Kentucky refused to secede from the Union despite their strong ties to the South. On the first Saturday of May, horse-racing fans descend on the Churchill Downs racecourse in Louisville to witness the legendary Kentucky Derby. Kentucky is the birthplace

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780836846850
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Portraits of the States Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

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