Do you know which state is nicknamed the Mosquito State? The Mud-Waddler State? How about the Stub-Toe State?
From Alabama to Wyoming, this entertaining resource covers the origin of each state's name, official and unofficial nicknames, and the year it was granted statehood. Behind each state's name lies the story of how Americans felt about the land they settled in, how they connected to its history and geography, and how they recognized its unique character. Featuring vibrant illustrations, this geographical and historical resource offers a unique approach to learning about the 50 states!