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Alabama (A True Book: My United States)

Alabama (A True Book: My United States)

by Jo S. Kittinger


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Located in the heart of the South, Alabama is a land of diverse and beautiful natural scenery.

A True Book: My United States series allows readers to experience what makes each of the fifty state distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each states' history, geography, wildlife and future outlook. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.Readers will explore the state as they find out what life is like in Alabama today. They will learn about the state's government, find out which plants and animals live there, get an inside look at what Alabamans like to do for fun, and much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531247129
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: A True Book: My United States
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Kittinger, while teaching her own children to read, she realized the critical role of emergent readers.

Table of Contents

Map: This Is Alabama 6

1 Land and Wildlife: What is the terrain of Alabama like and what lives there? 9

2 Government: What are the different parts of Alabama's government? 17

The Big Truth: What Represents Alabama?: Which designs, objects, plants, and animals symbolize Alabama? 22

3 History: How did Alabama become the state it is today? 25

4 Culture: What do the people of Alabama do for work and fun? 35

Famous People 42

Did You Know That 44

Resources 46

Important Words 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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