The Mighty Mississippi
From the Set Geography of the World
The Mississippi is more than simply a river: it is a legend. But there is no need for a raft or canoe to explore this mighty river. Curious readers can simply pick up this book to learn all they need to know about the Mississippi.
- The Course of the River
- Plants and Animals
- The Mississippi, Past and Present
- A Useful River
- People and Places
- Looking to the Future
- A Mississippi River Almanac
- The Mississippi River in the News
- How to Learn More about the Mississippi River
Author: Charnan Simon
Charnan Simon has a BA in English literature from Carleton College and an MA in English literature from the University of Chicago. She has been an editor at both Cricket and Click magazines and has written more than 50 books for young readers. Ms. Simon lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband Tom, their daughters, Ariel and Hana, Sam the dog, and Lily and Luna the cats.