New York: The Empire State
  • New York: The Empire State
  • New York: The Empire State

New York: The Empire State

by Margery Facklam, Jon Messer, Peggy Thomas
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Mother and daughter co-authors, Margery Facklam and Peggy Thomas, explore their home state region by region, offering historical accounts, natural history facts, and sightseeing suggestions. Detailed illustrations capture the diversity and beauty of this grand state.See more details below

  • Checkmark Kids' Club Eligible  Shop Now

Overview

Mother and daughter co-authors, Margery Facklam and Peggy Thomas, explore their home state region by region, offering historical accounts, natural history facts, and sightseeing suggestions. Detailed illustrations capture the diversity and beauty of this grand state.

Editorial Reviews

Kirkus Reviews
From the Statue of Liberty to Fort Niagara, from the short-nosed sturgeon to the endangered Massasauga rattlesnake, from cameras to Jell-O, and from Peter Stuyvesant to Roger Peterson, the state of New York is filled with natural wonders, parks and great battles and events. Its people are Native Americans and settlers and immigrants from all over the world. In this tour of the regions and peoples of the state, the authors provide an enticing overview of what defines each area. Softly focused watercolors highlight one aspect while differently shaped inserts add varied information. While no one piece provides in-depth coverage, the format is inviting to those planning a visit, whether from out of state or in. (resources, websites) (Nonfiction. 4-8)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570916618
Publisher:
Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
626,008
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.01(h) x 0.21(d)
Lexile:
NC1070L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >