Washington, D.C.: A Scrapbook

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This fact- and fun-filled introduction to Washington, D.C. is designed as a scrapbook. Colorful illustrations, photographs, and souvenirs combine with a lively and informative text to show young readers the sights, history, and workings of the government. Add an aerial view of the center of the city, listings of places to visit, a timeline of Washington's history, and a guide to other resources, and the result is a perfect memento of a trip to Washington. A great way to get ready for a trip, and a fun ...
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Overview

This fact- and fun-filled introduction to Washington, D.C. is designed as a scrapbook. Colorful illustrations, photographs, and souvenirs combine with a lively and informative text to show young readers the sights, history, and workings of the government. Add an aerial view of the center of the city, listings of places to visit, a timeline of Washington's history, and a guide to other resources, and the result is a perfect memento of a trip to Washington. A great way to get ready for a trip, and a fun introduction to the city for armchair travelers.

Describes a class tour of Washington, D.C., and provides information about museums, monuments, government buildings, and cultural sites in a scrapbook format. Includes a historical timeline.

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Gr 2-6-In a lively scrapbook-style format, an African-American student records a class trip from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. Danny arrives via Amtrak at Union Station and tours the city with three friends. The illustrations are an attractive collage of watercolor drawings and color photographs. The page that describes the city's subway system shows an actual fare card and Metro map. Famous landmarks such as the White House, the Capitol building, the Air and Space Museum, and the National Zoo are featured with interesting captions that might be enlightening even to native Washingtonians. An informal appendix containing, among other things, a D.C. time line, a discussion of U.S. government, and a map of the National Mall, does a good job of supplementing the facts and trivia presented in the body of the text. A list of cultural sites does not include the new Roosevelt Memorial, unfortunately dating the book a little at the onset. The last page lists books, Web sites, and bureaus to contact for further information. This book will intrigue students preparing for a trip or gathering facts for a report. The format is far more engaging than the traditional nonfiction book on a geographic location.-Jackie Hechtkopf, University of Maryland, College Park Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780881060645
  • Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/28/1999
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Laura Lee Benson has been writing about the world around her for as long as she can remember. She grew up in a home filled with pets and wrote stories and poems about nature and the animals that she loved. She earned her B.A. in psychology and is certified in early childhood education.

Laura first became interested in writing for children when she sought to combine her love for children with her love for literature. Her first book, THIS IS OUR EARTH, reflects her concerns about the environment. She is an advocate for environmental issues and believes that it is important for today's children to take an interest in the future of tomorrow's world.

Laura is a member of several environmental and animal welfare organizations. Her interests include writing, reading, and working with children.

She currently lives in Maryland.

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