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  • Item #: 038411
    ISBN: 9781932096262
    Retail: $17.99
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    This reproducible workbook and curriculum guide is from YWM, publishers of the Heroes of History series comes. Though a great companion to the series, it stands alone and doesn't require the use of the biographies. Each of the 50 states (with an extra for the District of Columbia) receives 2 reproducible worksheets in the book. The main worksheet (identical for every state) prompts students to research and find such information as date of statehood, state motto, current population, natural resources, number of representatives in Congress, and more. It also has students identify features like bodies of water, highest point, state capital, bordering states, and more. Students draw and label these features on the second worksheet for the state, which is a black and white outline map of the featured state. A very effective and interactive way to teach state facts to students. The book includes several appendices with valuable items like additional maps and exercises (for the 13 colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, etc.), additional assignments like oral reports and creating timelines, a list of resources for state information, and more.128 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 037793
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  • Item #: 013863
    ISBN: 9781931397728
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    Any description of this atlas has to include a suggestion to view the sample pages online. After all, a picture is worth 1000 words! Looking at this atlas is a visual (and informational) treat. Each state (and Washington D.C.) covers a two-page spread. It has the appearance of looking like a desk blotter; with a journal open showing a map and a brief overview of the state. Surrounding the map are notes, dates, facts, illustrations and trivia "paper clipped" or "taped" in place. Readers are introduced to all of the basics: state birds, flowers, seals, flags, statistics, quarters, events, people, and much more. The maps are topographical with major cities and Interstate highways marked. Thematic maps show farm resources, expansion, population, climate and regions; and the paperback atlas ends with a state almanac and a list of geography terms defined. – Zach
  • Item #: 069424
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     This colorful single-sided political map of the United States, produced by National Geographic Kids, is a nice reference tool for any geography student. The map includes all of the state capitals, as well as several of the larger cities that are located throughout the U.S. Large lakes and major rivers are also shown, along with a full-color display of each state flag along the bottom. This resource also includes the longitude and latitude lines, and a helpful map scale that is calculated in both miles and kilometers. This item is included within one of the Well Planned Gal curriculum kits. Measures 36” x 24”. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 071290
    ISBN: 9781450821780
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    As young readers move through this non-consumable illustrated book, they will receive a virtual tour of the United States. Colorful photographs, maps, and lively text bring the history, geography, and wildlife of each of the fifty states to life. This publication also includes key facts regarding the history of each state, along with interesting details about individuals who helped to shape the culture and direction of the U.S. A simple but effective overview of the fifty states that comprise the American nation. 128 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 044183
    ISBN: 9780689812477
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    Travel the United States without leaving your chair with this beautiful collection of poems. Fifty poems representing a variety of geographic regions are included, each with its own color illustration. The poems are grouped into regional categories: Northeast, Capital (D.C.), Southeast, Great Lakes, Plains, Mountain, Southwest, and Pacific Coast. Each geographical section contains a map of the states included, plus a page or two of state facts. Well-known poets including Carl Sandburg, Langston Hughes, and Nikki Giovanni lend their voices to this collection, but there are poems by newcomers as well. Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Stephen Alcorn. 83 pgs, hc. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 008076
    ISBN: 9781426306655
    Retail: $38.90
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    Lavishly illustrated with maps, photographs and reproduction paintings, this family reference has appeal for Americans of all ages. Defining the character of America in three words - optimism, action and energy, this National Geographic book will teach and entertain its readers. Chapter 1 begins with the settling of America and the people groups who have made us who we are collectively. Profiles on William Penn and Pocahontas are included along with an interesting article entitled, "Can America be a 'City on the Hill'?" which explores America's religious ideals and the reality of greed and materialism. The second chapter looks at the birth of America including early wars and the constitutional convention. Profiles of Thomas Paine and Abigail Adams are included, and the great historical debate between federalists and anti-federalists is summarized. Chapter 3 covers our expanding nation and profiles Thomas Jefferson and Nat Turner. Chapter 4 offers a look at women's rights, slavery, the Civil War and reconstruction with profiles on Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Abraham Lincoln. Industry and Empire are the focus of chapter 5 with profiles of Andrew Carnegie and Chief Joseph. This is followed by the New Deal and the growth of government. Chapter 6 profiles crusader Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Huey Long. Chapter 7 looks at war, prosperity and social changes from 1941-1968, with profiles of Joseph McCarty and Martin Luther King Jr. The final chapter looks at 1969-present with profiles of Sandra Day O'Conner and Cesar Chavez. A key events timeline is found across the bottom of each chapter's first page which adds to the value of this compelling resource. As we consider where America is today, the author leaves us with the discussion point of more or less government in the economy, which is a question that we will continue to grapple with as we strive to progress as a nation.

    Also included is the entire text of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Gettysburg Address and the Declaration of Sentiments as well as a listing of websites to explore, historical places to visit, and many other helpful resources. Whether you utilize this for school research or a coffee table book to be set out and enjoyed, there is much to appreciate within these pages. HC. 240 pgs. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 036081
    ISBN: 9781572627840
    Retail: $12.95
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    This colorful atlas is a great way to introduce students to the basic geographic features of the United States. The atlas is divided into several sections. The first section, Map Skills, explains how to read a map. It briefly covers the topics of scale, latitude/longitude, and different types of map projections. The next section, U.S. Themes, has a political map, physical map, and themed maps that show climate, elevation, average temperature, land use, population density, and more. The United States History section presents maps that represent places, populations, or events at different times in our country's history. For example, there are maps that show the routes of early explorers, battles of the American Revolution, the Underground Railroad, and the Vietnam War. The U.S. Regions section takes a closer look at six areas of the country - the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, and D.C., Puerto Rico and other islands. Each region has a political map, images of state flags, list of largest cities, and small thematic maps that show land use, population density, and average temperature/precipitation. An index at the end of the section gives the page number, latitude, and longitude for cities, landforms and bodies of water. The book concludes with the Atlas section, which contains political and physical maps of the world, the Western Hemisphere, the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. It also has a map of U.S. time zones and an index. 104 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 029764
    Retail: $3.99
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    An easy-to-read US map option! States are in different colors and major cities of each state are clearly identified in large font. Measurement lines include longitudinal and latitude, International Boundary, state, time, the Continental Divide and the International Date Line. US and state capitals, large cities, national monuments and parks are also included. Includes a 4 ¼” x 5 ¼” legend with calculations for miles and kilometers. Comes folded and full size is 40” x 28”. Some of Canada and Mexico are also included. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 047184
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    This workbook can be used as a stand alone study of US geography, or it can be used in conjunction with the book Fifty States Under God to further explore the geography of each state. Arranged in order of statehood, the study of each state is its own lesson, and discuses three key areas: land regions, borders and geographical features, and major cities. Extensive use is made of state maps in each of these areas to help illustrate these points and features. During each lesson on individual states, students are periodically referred back to an overall map of the US, so they definitely get lots of practice finding and placing states and locations across the country. Prior to beginning the lessons on the states, there are 3 lessons covering the geography of the US as a whole as well as a quiz on US geography and an introduction to geography from a Christian perspective. At various points throughout the course, there are 4 geography overview and testing sections, each one encompassing 3 lessons. The appendix contains extra copies of maps, the tests, and the answer keys. There are schedules included for completing the workbook as either a one-semester course or a one-year course, and there is also a page of suggestions for how to schedule this book with Fifty States Under God. The workbook is spiral-bound and softcover. – Zach

  • Item #: 019768
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    This 55 piece jigsaw puzzle is a perfect supplement to your U.S. geography lessons. The extra sturdy pieces are shaped as individual states (except for some combos of the smaller Northeastern states) and are labeled with state name and capital city. Puzzle pieces with Canada, Mexico and major bodies of water such as the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Great Lakes are also labeled. Small illustrations representing important landmarks or characteristics around the country like the Liberty Bell and Mt. Rushmore are also found on the appropriate puzzle piece. Puzzle measures 1.5 x 2.5 feet. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 007883
    ISBN: 9780486296708
    Retail: $7.95
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    All 50 states, including Alaska and Hawaii, are included on the 44 stickers to place on the laminated outline map. Capitals appear on the stickers, while state names appear on both sticker and outline map.

  • Item #: 044959
    ISBN: 9781483822341
    Retail: $2.99
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  • Item #: 000519
    ISBN: 9780486401683
    Retail: $4.99
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    What study of the states would be complete without a little coloring? Well, it's not really an essential, but it can reinforce the learning. Attractive blackline coloring pages are brimming with information about each of the 50 states, educating as they are colored. Which state is the Sunflower State? The Land of Opportunity? Which state's motto is "Ever Upward"? Informative captions provide each state's nickname, motto, flower, bird, tree, capital, principal rivers and mountains, notable attractions, and other special information.

    Accurate outline drawings of each state are prominent, with a small inset map of the United States showing its location (by shading). Some details, like mountains, rivers, and lakes, appear on the state. The capital's location is starred, but no printed names appear - so you can have your children do a little research and mapwork for extra benefit. This also makes the book usable as a reproducible map source. Surrounding the state are other blackline figures of the state bird, flower, related plant and animal life, and other significant features (New York, for example, includes the Statue of Liberty). Now your students can color their way to U.S. geographic literacy!

  • Item #: 046913
    Retail: $17.99
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    This 18" x 24" vinyl write-and-wipe map will stick to just about any clean, smooth, nonporous surface—including doors and bedroom walls! The reusable peel-and-stick mural contains a large, colorful unlabeled map of the United States, enhanced with a few illustrations of state landmarks and symbols. Listed below the map is an alphabetical list of all fifty states, each with a blank line next to the state's name. Kids can use the (included) dry erase pen to label states and cities on the map, then place an "x" on the line next to the state's name on the list when completed. This reusable, write-and-wipe map can be used with dry erase markers, crayons, chalk ink, and paints. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 030160
    ISBN: 9781426306631
    Retail: $29.95
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    Inviting and sumptuously-illustrated, this book promises a much more "browsable" tour of American history than a textbook could ever provide. Eight chapters cover the history of America from the time of the first European settlements to the present. Each chapter focuses on a particular period in U.S. history, and combines a written account of the history of that time period with a wealth of detailed maps, interesting related articles, period artwork and/or photos and portraits. Each chapter also features one or several focused "profiles", or short biographies, of notable people that lived during that period as well as a "Great Debate" which focuses on an issue which was controversial in that era. The writing is interesting and engaging, and manages to give an overall view of the period while weaving in fascinating details and aspects of daily life for various groups of people who lived during that era as well. Visuals are plentiful here, and offer the reader lots of browsing material. Interesting photos, paintings, ads, documents, and much more spice up every page and offer the reader glimpses into the culture and daily life during each period. Important historical documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Gettysburg Address, and the Pledge of Allegiance are all included after the last chapter. A list of recommended websites, historic places to visit, dates that states entered the Union, U.S. Presidents and their terms of office, and a bibliography round out this collection. Engaging and educational, yet attractive enough to be a coffee table book, the book delivers on its promise of giving readers an overall look at American history, and the events and people that have made history over the years. I would like to note, however, that like many other secular history books, this one tends to treat the beliefs of the Puritans as equal to the beliefs of the Native Americans, and seems to advocate the belief that because the "white man" believed that he was superior in race and religion, that it was all right to slaughter innocent Native Americans and mistreat slaves, servants, and immigrants of different races. I agree that this is a difficult part of American history to write about, but I get the sense that the tone here is far from objective and may be offensive to more conservative readers. - Jess

  • Item #: 060300
    ISBN: 9780792239147
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  • Item #: 025594
    ISBN: 9780439827652
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    Fifty-two topographical maps (Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico are the extras) form the basis of this guide to the United States. Rivers, lakes, mountains, and main cities are shown in good detail on each map. The surrounding space is filled with pictures of the state bird and flowers, and where applicable, the state insect, dinosaur, gem, tree, or endangered species. Various other facts and trivia are given on each state page, and a strip along the bottom of each page tells the date of statehood, the population, and the area. In the back of the book, a section shows the state flags in color, and the book is drawn to a close by a 5-page topical index. A nifty reference book to have at any time. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 070943
    Retail: $0.00
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      Good quality map of the United States, showing major cities, notable rivers and lakes, national parks and monuments, as well as each state capital. Sturdy and well made, this non-laminated map also folds up easily when you need to store it. Measures 40" x 28." ~ Mike 

  • Item #: 001554
    ISBN: 9780970240347
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    USA map on one side, world map on the other. Write-on wipe-off surface allows for repeated marking of capitals, major cities, state names, Indian territories, explorer routes, and so on... we're sure you'll find many more uses. USA map shows political boundaries and bordering Canadian and Central American countries. Insets of Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico complete the map. World hemispherical projection map shows current political borders, equator, and latitude/longitude. 23" x 34".

  • Item #: 004092
    ISBN: 9780528012808
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

     These maps come from Rand McNally, a trusted name in map publications. They are paper (not laminated), offer the political view, and measure 50”x 32”. State boundaries are clear and states are in color, mountain ranges, lakes, and rivers are labeled and easy to find, cities are labeled and state capitals are marked with a star. Lines of latitude and longitude are marked with degrees, time zones are labeled, and the information is current. The same great wall map is available in either a rolled or folded option. The folded map is an economical option and folds down to an 8”x 10” size.  ~ Donna

  • Item #: 067765
    ISBN: 9781426320927
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.50

     

    Updated in 2015, this full-color U.S. encyclopedia provides students with time lines and key facts about many of the important historical, geographical and cultural aspects of each state. Special features on topics ranging from the westward expansion to the industrial age are also included, along with several key historical documents and over sixty kid-friendly maps. Loaded with beautiful color photos from locations within each of the fifty states, and lots of fun facts, this resource will help readers celebrate the people, places, and events that shaped the U.S. Please note that in some cases a secular, progressive perspective on American history and political thought is apparent. 9 1/2” x 12”. 265 pgs, hc. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 070557
    ISBN: 9780792264026
    Retail: $24.95
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       This is a gorgeous hardcover book loaded with color photos, maps and illustrations. The text is very readable (i.e. not boring) and informative. Organized by region, each state is summarized through four pages that include a brief timeline; information on natural resources, physical features, and climate; and fascinating ‘did you know’ points. One page is dedicated to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. and children are familiarized with the U.S. Territories through the two page spread at the conclusion of the book. Additional facts & figures comparing the 50 states, additional book and web resources and index conclude this exceptional resource. Recommended resource for Layers of Learning Level 4.  Keep this in the car for your next road trip, add it to your social studies, come up with some imaginative writing prompts by randomly opening to a page and writing about what you would do there! hc, 240pp, 8.5” x 11”.  ~ Sara/Deanne

  • Item #: 014622
    ISBN: 9781557082084
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.50

    This 20-page workbook is full of blank U.S. maps for students to fill in. It is designed to improve students' map skills and their ability to identify the states and their locations. The activity sheets focus on regions of the U.S., state borders, and major bodies of water in and around the United States. They also test knowledge of state capitals, locations of various cities, mountain ranges, national parks, and more. Be sure to have encyclopedias, almanacs, or atlases available for reference. An answer key is included to make sure the maps are filled in correctly. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 069210
    Retail: $0.00
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     This 45-piece map puzzle of the U.S. provides young children with a challenge that will not only entertain them, but will also help them to learn the location of each of the fifty states. The puzzle pieces are made from durable full-color cardboard or gray board and feature lively illustrations that highlight some of the leading resources or landmarks from each state. The names of each state capital are also listed, as well as the names of the Great Lakes and Oceans that touch the United States. The puzzle comes packaged in a sturdy tray that can also be used for storage. Most states have their own piece, shaped accordingly. Measures 14 ½” x 11 ½”. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 004093
    ISBN: 9780528012747
    Retail: $12.99
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      These maps come from Rand McNally, a trusted name in map publications. They are paper (not laminated), offer the political view, and measure 50”x 32”. State boundaries are clear and states are in color, mountain ranges, lakes, and rivers are labeled and easy to find, cities are labeled and state capitals are marked with a star. Lines of latitude and longitude are marked with degrees, time zones are labeled, and the information is current. The same great wall map is available in either a rolled or folded option. The rolled map is packaged in a plastic tube for storage and no fold lines.  ~ Donna

  • Item #: 041623
    ISBN: 9780843177374
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.95

    This activity book is full of mazes, word searches, crossword puzzles, and trivia about the 50 United States. States are grouped by regions (New England, Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern, Southern, Midwestern, Western, Southwestern, West Coast, and Non-Contiguous), and each region has one or two worksheets that provide fun puzzles about that area. Black and white illustrations with speech bubbles also share facts and statistics about that area. The information doesn't go into great detail about each state, but it does a good job of showing the highlights of each state and what they're most known for. In the middle of the book is a map of the United States with room to place a sticker on every state. Included is a two-page spread of 75 stickers. There are 50 license plate stickers which show how the plates look in full-color. These are great to put on the supplied map whenever you get a chance to visit each state. The other 25 stickers are also included, which feature famous monuments and other objects that kids can place wherever they want. A complete answer key for all the puzzle pages is included. The perfect book to bring along on those family road trips (or for some imagined traveling right at home). 24 pgs. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 042435
    ISBN: 9781931397070
    Retail: $0.00
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    A convenient poster map that's great for a variety of uses, the United States is shown on one side with state borders and the entire world is shown on the other as a hemispheric projection without country borders. Latitude and longitude lines are included on both sides. Black and white with grey bodies of water.

  • Item #: 071231
    ISBN: 9781426328312
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.50

     Students will learn a great deal about the United States as they read through this colorful non-consumable atlas, including key facts about each state and important statistics. Featuring more than 75 maps and 350 color photos of various state landmarks, this resource provides a wealth of information about the U.S. and even its territories. Special “fun fact” highlights and a comprehensive index also helps guide students into a deeper understanding of US geography and culture. This Atlas is nearly identical to the National Geographic Atlas item #35090, but with a slightly more economical cover. 9” x 12”, 175 pgs, pb. ~ Mike