Mississippi (A True Book: My United States) (Library Edition)

Mississippi (A True Book: My United States) (Library Edition)

by Jennifer Zeiger

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Located in the Deep South, along the Gulf Coast, Mississippi is home to huge stretches of wilderness and farmland.

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 set out on a journey to explore this great state. Along the way, they will see what kinds of wildlife thrive there and find out how the state's people live. They will also explore Mississippi's rich and fascinating history, find out how the state has adapted to modern times, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531231678
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: A True Book: My United States
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,224,829
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Map: This Is Mississippi! 6

1 Land and Wildlife

What is the terrain of Mississippi like and what lives there? 9

2 Government

What are the different parts of Mississippi's government? 17

What Represents Mississippi?

Which design, objects, plants, and animals symbolize Mississippi? 22

3 History

How did Mississippi become the state it is today? 25

4 Culture

What do Mississippians 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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