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America Is...
Contributor(s): Borden, Louise (Author), Schuett, Stacey (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1416902864     ISBN-13: 9781416902867
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2005

Annotation: This tribute to the wonderful people and places that make up America includes salutes to farmers, teachers, miners, factory workers, bakers, and bankers. Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Poetry - General
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places - United States
Dewey: 811.54
LCCN: 00-028372
Age Level: 6-9
Grade Level: 1-4
Lexile Measure: 590 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.15" H x 9" W x 11.92" (0.49 lbs) 40 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Maps, Price on Product
Review Citations: Ingram Children's Advance 07/01/2005 pg. 21
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 58871
Reading Level: 3.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:

What is America?"

It is fifty states from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Ocean and beyond. It is a flag of stars and stripes. It is farmers, miners, factory workers, bakers, and bankers. It is Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon, swamps and desert.

It is the stories of all of us, told together.

Contributor Bio(s): Borden, Louise: - Louise Borden graduated from Denison University with a degree in history. She taught first graders and preschoolers and later was a part-owner of a bookstore in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to writing children's books, she also speaks regularly to young students about the writing process. Her books include Good Luck, Mrs. K!, which won the Christopher Medal, and The A+ Custodian. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and you can visit her at LouiseBorden.com.Schuett, Stacey: - Stacey Schuett has illustrated numerous books for children, including America Is...by Louise Borden, Night Lights by Steven Schnur, and Purple Mountain Majesties by Barbara Younger. She lives in Sebastopol, California.
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