Cover image for Minnesota
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 22 x 25 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
One nation -- Minnesota up close -- Important cities -- Minnesota in history -- Across the land -- Earning a living -- Sports page -- Hometown heroes -- A great state -- Timeline -- Tour book -- Fast facts.
Presents basic information about Minnesota, including important cities, fun facts, and places of interest.


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Book J 977.6 MUR 1 1

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Explore Minnesota in this comprehensive title! Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized photos showcase the beauty and diversity of this state. Readers learn about the state's history, cities, land features, animals, industries, sports, famous people, and more! A Tour Book spread highlights kid-friendly things to do in Minnesota. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, a timeline, regional and state maps, a facts page with vital information, a glossary, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 2--5--An informative look at the history, geography, and culture of the 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. Each book examines an individual state's population, industry, and place in American history using simple sentence structure and beautiful, full-page images. Examples of the favorite pastimes and famous landmarks of the state are provided. A glossary, a time line, an index, and a state fact page are included. A QR code links to updated information. The series does a wonderful job of portraying each state in a positive light, highlighting its important role in America's past and present. VERDICT This appealing series will make children proud of their home state.