by Tamra B. Orr


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No one really knows! But over the years many stories have been told about the origins of the word hoosier. Inside, you'll find: Which industries drive Indiana's economy; A timeline, photos-and what people do for fun in Indiana; Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531247150
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: A True Book: My United States Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 817,371
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Map: This Is Indiana! 6

1 Land and Wildlife: What is the terrain of Indiana like and what kinds of wildlife live there? 9

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

The Big Truth!

What Represents Indiana?: Which designs, objects, plants, and animals symbolize Indiana? 22

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

4 Culture: What do the people of Indiana 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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