A True Book: My United States series allows readers to experience what makes each of the fifty state distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each states' history, geography, wildlife and future outlook. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
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.
Karen Kellaher develops and writes educational materials for K-8 teachers. She lives in New Jersey.