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Wish you were here : Emily's guide to the 50 states / Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Amy Schwartz.

Krull, Kathleen. (Author). Schwartz, Amy, illustrator. (Added Author).
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Greenbush Public Library j 917.304 KRU (Text) 35500002446118 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 038531146X
  • ISBN: 9780385311465
  • Physical Description: 118 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday Book for Young Readers, ℗♭1997.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 115) and index.
Summary, etc.: As they travel from state to state, Emily and her grandmother introduce the special features and sights of each of the fifty states.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Monthly Selections - #1 June 1997
    Gr. 3^-5. After a whirlwind tour of the U.S., Emily and her grandmother write and illustrate an overview of the country, incorporating parts of letters and postcards sent home and vignettes from their travel diaries. This fictional recap of their trip sets the stage for some facts about the states, each of which is given only two pages of limited coverage in the form of such tidbits as names of famous people, quotes, historical and literary highlights, and food specialties. State maps with little detail and decorative illustrations are featured on each double-page spread. The book concludes with a list of places to obtain more information; a list of facts, including the state birds, flowers, trees, and nicknames; and the dates of statehood. Not a first choice for reports, but students wanting a basic, friendly introduction to the U.S. will find the work acceptable. ((Reviewed June 1 & 15, 1997)) Copyright 2000 Booklist Reviews

Subject: United States > Guidebooks > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Guidebooks.
Juvenile works.
Search Results Showing Item 66 of 9410 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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