Fall '17

Connecticut

From a cannonball stuck in Keeler Tavern's wall to a chorus of chimes at the American Clock and Watch Museum, there's lots to see and do in Connecticut! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Connecticut special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$28.50 $19.95
$45.64 $31.95
  • Connecticut
  • Riding the Essex Steam Train
  • Wildlife at Sessions Woods
  • Mashantucket Pequot Museum
  • Ridgefield’s Keeler Tavern and the Revolutionary War
  • The Mill Museum in Willimantic
  • Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival in Hartford
  • Bristol’s Clock and Watch Museum
  • Beckley Furnace in East Canaan
  • Whaling Days at Mystic Seaport
  • Fun at the Brooklyn Fair
  • Stamford’s Giant Balloon Parade
  • Touring the Uss Nautilus
  • The State Capitol in Hartford
  • Mark Twain’s House in Hartford
  • Dinosaurs at the Peabody Museum
  • Our Trip
  • State Flag and Seal
  • State Symbols
  • State Song
  • Famous People
  • Words to Know
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 974.6
Lexile 560
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
Guided Reading Level S
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781503819474, 9781503822320
Copyright 2018, 2018
Number of Pages 40, 40
Dimensions 8 x 9.5, 8 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations

A Review of "U.S.A. Travel Guides" in Children's Bookwatch

A premier publisher of non-fiction books for young readers, ‘The Child’s World’ has now published a new and highly recommended series for students in grades 2 through 5 called ‘U.S.A. Travel Guides’. There are 52 hardcover volumes, one for each of the 50 states plus Washington DC and Puerto Rico, with each individual 40 page book featuring an Author/Illustrator biography; Detailed maps, an Index; a Glossary of key words; Suggested websites Sources for further research; a Table of contents; an Informative sidebars. Although each individual title is also available individually (Reinforced Binding, $19.95 each) as well as in a digital book format (Hosted eBook, $31.95). All of the volumes comprising the ‘U.S.A. Travel Guides’ series follow this basic format: ‘Wisconsin’: Wisconsin; Prairie Du Chien’s Prairie Villa Rendezvous; Badger Holes in Mineral Point; Old World Wisconsin Near Eagle; Syttende Mall in Stoughton; The Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward; Summerfest in Milwaukee; Wisconsin Dells and the Leaping Dog; The Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River; Sandhill Wildlife Area Bison; The State Capitol in Madison; A Farm Vacation on Washington Island; Carr Valley Cheese Factory in La Valle; Green Bay’s Cheeseheads; The House on the Rock in Spring Green; EAA Air Venture in Oshkosh; Our Trip; State Flag and Seal; State Symbols; State Song Famous People; Words to Know; To Learn More; Index. Every school and community library in a given state should, at a minimum, acquire their own particular state’s title in this outstanding series.

Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than seventy books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. She is an award-winning martial artists, specializing in t’ai chi empty-hand and sword forms. Ms. Heinrichs now lives in Chicago.

Illustrator: Matt Kania