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Author Prentzas, G. S.
Title Georgia / by G.S. Prentzas.
Pub Info New York : Children's Press, c2008.
book jacket
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 975.8 PRE     AVAILABLE
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Descript 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
Series America the beautiful. Third series
America the beautiful. Third series.
Audience 1010L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.5 3 3 122021
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From the Sea Islands to the Blue Ridge Mountains, from loggerhead turtles to black bears, and the Okefenokee Swamp to dense pine forests; there's a lot to explore -- Early Americans found inventive ways to use resources. find out how early Georgians built houses and gathered food -- European settlers brought a new way of life, starting a new colony and then a new nation -- Cotton became king, Indians were pushed out, and war brought destruction -- The twentieth century brings hard times, new freedoms, and an economic powerhouse -- Who's who? read about Georgians who made their mark on the state and the world -- Find out about how Georgia's legislative, executive, and judicial branches work -- Peaches, peanuts, carpets, and airplanes; they're all grown or made here -- Climb Indian mounds, take a dip in a swimming hole, see whale sharks and kangaroos, or visit a plantation -- Project room -- Timeline -- Fast facts -- Biographical dictionary.
Subject Georgia -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0531185729
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