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America is beautiful because its land and people are so varied ... 50 proud states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico ... each with its own history and heroes, landforms, and life-style. And now each has its own story told, its people profiled, its greatness celebrated, in one of the 52 volumes comprising America the Beautiful. The material covered corresponds ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Children's Press(CT)
(first published 1992)
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Mar 19, 2009 Richelle rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Ann Heinrichs has written an entire series of books like this one, each is based on a different state. The book's layout is interesting and isn't too terribly text-heavy, making it very visually appealling. Heinrichs imagines a family going on a cross-country trip, making stops in each state. She picks out well-known landmarks in Wyoming, such as Yellowstone National Park, the state capital in Cheyenne, and Cheyenne Frontier Days, but she also highlights lesser-known places like Star Valley ...more
Ann Heinrichs is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults. They cover U.S. and world history and culture, science and nature, and English grammar. Ann has also enjoyed careers as a children’s book editor and an advertising copywriter. An avid traveler, she has toured Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia. Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, she now lives in Chicago. She ...moreMore about Ann Heinrichs...