Celebrating 50 States

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Celebrating Louisana: 50 States to Celebrate by Jane Kurtz, illustrated by C.B. Canga. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2016). ISBN-13/EAN 978-0544518285. Adapted from the publisher: Mr. Geo, is everybody's favorite geography teacher! Today he's visiting Louisiana, the Pelican State. His first stop is New Orleans for the Mardi Gras parade.  He's going to sample Cajun cooking, listen to jazz, ride riverboats and tour eery swamps and beautiful mansions too. Together, you will discover what makes Louisiana a state to celebrate. Includes maps and learning activities. Colorful, you-are-there illustrations and easy-to-read text are great for beginning and newly independent readers! 

Celebrating Colorado: 50 States to Celebrate by Jane Kurtz, illustrated by C.B. Canga. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2016). ISBN-13/EAN:978-0544517936. Adapted from the publisher: Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! Today he's visiting Colorado, the Centennial State. He's going to explore four gorgeous national parks, participates in daring sports, visit a dude ranch,  climb to the top of Pikes Peak, and much, much more. Together, you will discover what makes Colorado a state to celebrate. Includes maps and learning activities. Colorful, you-are-there illustrations and easy-to-read text are great for beginning and newly independent readers! 

Celebrating Ohio: 50 States to Celebrate by Jane Kurtz, illustrated by C.B. Canga. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015). ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544422827. From the publisher: Join Mr. Geo on his whirlwind tour of  Ohio in this Level 3 Green Light Reader. Like the other books in the 50 States to Celebrate series, Celebrating Ohio combines travel and social studies in a way that's entertaining and educational. The action starts at the fun-filled Ohio State Fair and continues on to places where the Wright Brothers worked and flew planes, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, sites on the Underground Railroad, the mysterious Serpent Mounds, and much, much more. Handy for school projects and family roadtrips

Celebrating Pennsylvania: 50 States to Celebrate by Jane Kurtz, illustrated by C.B. Canga. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015). ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544422827. Adapted from the publisher: In this celebration of geography and Pennsylvania. Mr. Geo starts at the Fourth of July parade in hisotric Philadelphia with sops at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House. Then on to Pennsylvania Dutch County, sports events, museums, and much more. Packed with picture and context clues to keep beginning and newly indepencent readers moving along with ease and confidence.

Celebrating New Jersey: 50 States to Celebrate by Jane Kurtz, illustrated by C.B. Canga. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015). ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544419780. Adapted from the publisher: This Level 3 Green Light Reader follows Mr. Geo as he explores the Jersey Shore in AtlanticCity and Cape May. Then Mr. Geo moves on to big cities, historic places, importnat landmarks, natural wonders, and much, much more. Handy for school projects and family roadtrips.

Celebrating Georgia: 50 States to Celebrate by Jane Kurtz, illustrated by C.B. Canga. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015). ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544419780. Adapted from the publisher: Another entry in the 50 States to Celebrate series. In this book featuring Georgia, Mr. Geo attends a peach festival and visits a peanut farm. He visits historic Savannah, beautiful islands, and visits Martin Luther King's boyhood home, the Centennial Olympic Park, and a TV news station—all in Atlanta. This book, as the ohter titles in this series is packed with picture and context clues to keep beginning and newly independent readers moving along with ease and confidence.

 

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ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544422827
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544422827
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544422827

Look for the first two titles Celebrating Pennsylvania and Celebrating Georgia to be featured as a digital read at Curious World.

"Colorful and active pages. . . As supplements to state-specific material, these books might pique interest in a state or point children to topics for further reading."—School Library Journal

"The titles in this series are perfect for reports on the fifty states." —Kiss the Book blog

"For a short format, many things are covered in the text, making this a good book for an introduction to research.. . .[and] a possible class read aloud or third-grade produced audio book....Mr. Geo is a fun and entertaining tour guide."—3rdgradereading.net

"A great addition to students' reading lists, although it certainly can  be a read aloud book for children with lower reading comprehension."—2ndgradereading.net

"Colorful, and sometimes dramatic illustrations."—2ndgradereading.net

"Students will develop further reading skills by using Mr. Geo's trip as a jumpstart to some further research and discovery of the state."—4thgradereading.net

"The 50 States to Celebrate series will be a great asset to primary classrooms and libraries. There is a broad audience for nonfiction informational text...it appeals to a wide range of  young readers."—Marla Conn,  Educational Consultant, Read-Ability, Inc., and former reading specialist for New York City Public Schools

"The 50 States to Celebrate series is a great way to excite kids about social studies. Mr. Geo is fun, entertaining, and informative."—Susan Stark, Editorial Director, Social Studies, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Education Group