We Are the United States : Meet the People Who Live, Work, and Play Across the USA
Author: Sol Linero
Illustrator: Margeaux Weston
Say “ha'u” to the Hopi people in Arizona, and “xin chào” to Vietnamese Americans living in Orange County, California. Meet veterans in South Carolina, alligator farmers in Louisiana, and astronauts in Texas. Play with gamers at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, party with drag queens in Atlanta, and ride with mountain bikers in Moab.
Alongside an illustrated map, each state’s spread features a “Hall of Fame” highlighting important people from the state’s history, as well as “Spotlight” pull-out illustrations showcasing amazing cultural highlights from the area.
Discover the local delicacies enjoyed by each state’s residents, and the unique traditions and celebrations that have been born on and brought to America’s shores. Brush up on key stats and facts about each state’s population, and learn about the powerful history of the people of this one nation, indivisible, the United States.
The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history, and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps, and infographics bring the places to colorful life.