Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® . This is a simple little book, packed with little tidbits we all should know about the 50 states.
Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than . million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. He blogs regularly at ww. ontknowmuch.
The author of the popular adult Don't Know Much About series goes after a younger audience, laying out a skimpy assortment of random facts about the states and using the same lighthearted Q&A format. Renée Andriani is an illustrator who works on everything from greeting cards to picture books.
Renee Andriani (Illustrator). Davis, author of the popular, Don't Know Much About History, has created an entire series for kids. Kenneth C. Davis’ success aptly makes the case that Americans don’t hate history, just the dull version they slept through in class. Renee W. Andriani (Illustrator). They are easy-to-read, factual, and full of interesting tidbits. But many of them want to know now because their kids are asking them questions they can’t answer. Davis’s approach is to refresh us on the subjects we should have learned in school.
Don't Know Much About the 50 States. illustrated by Renee Andriani.
Kenneth C Davis, Renee Andriani. And hundreds of AMAZING facts about the . Can you guess the names of the ten states below? 1. I have the highest waterfalls in North America. 2. I am the smallest state
Kenneth C Davis, Renee Andriani. I am the smallest state. 3. I am the largest state. 4. I have produced the most presidents of the United States. 5. I was the first to become a state. 6. I was the last to become a state. 7. I have the "Gateway to America. 8. I have the most kids under age ten. 9. I have the most tornadoes. 10. I am home to America's most popular vacation spot.
Publisher : HarperCollins Childrens Books. See page 6 for answers. Davis is an American historian, best known for his Don't Know Much About. Born in Mount Vernon, New York City, he attended but did not graduate from Concordia College, Bronxville in New York, and Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York. He lives in New York City and Dorset, Vermont, with his wife and two children.
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From the author of the bestselling Don't Know Much About History comes a terrific new series for kids. Each state boasts a claim to fame. Davis highlights distinctive facts about states through quizzes, fun questions, and riddles.
Each state boasts a claim to fame. Eye-catching and humorous full-color vignettes illustrate key points about each state.
Which Texas leader cried, "Remember the Alamo"?
Where in Kentucky can you find eyeless fish and blind beetles?
What Minnesotan was so big that he used a pine tree to brush his beard?
Every state boasts a special claim to fame -- whether for its rich history, natural splendor, advancement of the arts, or other unique contribution to American life. Check out what's said about the place you call home -- and learn surprising facts about the rest of the country.
In this delightfully designed and illustrated book, Kenneth C. Davis's lively question-and-answer format gives you lots of fascinating information. You're guaranteed to impress parents, shock friends, and even stump teachers!