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United States Atlas

United States Atlas

by National Geographic

The award-winning National Geographic Kids United States Atlas features lively maps and graphics; updated essays and statistics; 8 thematic map spreads on topics such as immigration, natural hazards, the water crisis, and the "greening" of America; same-size physical and political maps for each region for easy comparison; vibrant photo-essays on each region and state; more than 350 full-color illustrations; 80-plus pages of National Geographic maps; 50-plus info-graphics; updated state fact boxes; "geo"-whiz facts; state flags, birds, and flowers; comprehensive place-name index with coordinates for easy reference; and a glossary of geographic terms.

A specially-designed Web site will allow kids to link directly to hundreds of National Geographic maps, photographs, and articles plus videos, music, games, and more that will expand their knowledge and perspective about this country and its states and regions. All maps are custom-designed for middle-grade students by the Society's world-famous cartographers and each is shown in the context of surrounding areas. Throughout, locator maps and color coding make it easy for kids to keep track of where they are and to quickly navigate from region to region and state to state.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Lexile Measure
NC1200L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
W
Number of Pages
176
Genre
Reference

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