Arts & Crafts Across the U.S.A.

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Lorenz Educational Press, Mar 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 240 pages
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Searching for creative ways to teach about the unique treasures, histories, cultures and people of each state? This book is divided into 51 units, each focusing on state and the District of Columbia. Within that unit, students are given Fun Facts about the state. These include the origins of the state's name, as well, as a list of the items the state has designated to represent: state motto, nickname, bird, tree or flower. Each unit has a craft to be done by individual students or the entire class. Each craft is tailored to teach students something unique about the state’s history, people, geography or culture. Discover fun and fascinating facts about the United States and its people and places. Let the journey begin!
  

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Contents

Alabama
5
Alaska
10
Arizona
14
Arkansas
19
California
23
Colorado
27
Connecticut
32
Delaware
37
Maryland
91
Massachusetts
95
Michigan
100
Minnesota
104
Mississippi
110
Missouri
114
Montana
119
Contents Nebraska
123

District of Columbia
43
Florida
47
Georgia
51
Hawaii
54
Idaho
58
Illinois
62
Indiana
66
Iowa
70
Kansas
74
Kentucky
79
Louisiana
83
Maine
87
Nevada
127
New Hampshire
131
New Jersey
135
New Mexico
140
New York
143
North Carolina
148
North Dakota
152
Ohio
157
Oklahoma
161
Oregon
166
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About the author (2005)

Gina Capaldi studied fine arts at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and illustration at the College of Design in Pasadena. She has illustrated a variety of children's books and has won numerous art awards. Gina currently teaches cultural art at California State Polytechnic University in Ponoma.

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