The Awesome 50 States (Hardcover)

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Curious about what makes America amazing? Embark on a journey across the USA, learning what makes each state worth a visit, including cool festivals, thrilling rides, odd roadside attractions, natural wonders, and haunted spots.

Arranged alphabetically, The Awesome 50 States takes readers from the mountains of Maine to the coasts of California, stopping along the way at every weird and wonderful place a kid could imagine, including:
  • New Jersey's Kingda Ka, the tallest roller coaster in the world, which reaches 128 mph
  • A bed-and-breakfast housed in a big beagle statue in Cottonwood, Idaho
  • A creepy doll said to be possessed by an evil spirit in Key West, Florida
  • Bucking broncos at the world's oldest rodeo in Prescott, Arizona
  • The 24-layer chocolate cake at Las Vegas's Strip House in Nevada
  • Digging for jewels in Arkansas's Crater of Diamonds State Park

With more than 1,200 fascinating facts about the 50 states, kids also learn:
  • the funniest town names
  • a bad joke about each state
  • unique foods
  • and the nerdy facts necessary for school reports

About the Author

Dinah Williams is an editor and children's book author who is fascinated by odd and unusual stories. Her nonfiction books include True Hauntings: Deadly Disasters; Secrets of Walt Disney World; Haunted Hollywood; and Spooky Cemeteries, which won the 2009 Children's Choice Award. She lives in New Jersey and has visited 25 of the 50 states.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781627951678
ISBN-10: 1627951679
Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2021
Pages: 216
Language: English