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Written by Karen Kellaher


ISBN: 978-0-531-23172-2

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As the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., occupies a unique role in the United States. This bustling, diverse city is not a part of any state. However, the things that happen here have a huge effect on the rest of the country. Readers will learn about Washington’s history and local culture as they find out what it is like to live in the middle of a city where elected officials from all over the country gather to govern the nation.
Item #: 670589
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 975.3
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Engaging sidebars highlight important figures in state history
  • Colorful images give readers an upclose look at the states
  • Maps show locations of important cities and landmarks
  • Timelines highlight landmark events in each state’s history
  • Recipes show readers how to prepare local culinary specialties
  • Famous People feature offers short biographies of notable figures from each state
  • Did You Know That… section is packed with unique and interesting facts about the states
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com