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Author: R Conrad Stein
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, 2009.
Series: America the beautiful., Third series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to the geography, natural resources, history, economy, important sites, daily life, and people of the state of Washington.

An introduction to the geography, natural resources, history, economy, important sites, daily life, and people of Washington (State).

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Conrad Stein
ISBN: 0531185079 9780531185070
OCLC Number: 167501617
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Land: Soaring mountains, peaceful beaches, rugged areas, and wet forests--Washington has a little bit of everything --
First people: Ancient peoples hunt mammoths and giant beavers. Later, Natives feast on salmon and build canoes that could sail the seas --
Exploration and settlement: Great Britain compete for control of the Washington region. Trappers arrive to catch beavers, and pioneers carve out farms --
Growth and change: Native Americans battle for control of their land, the railroad connects Washington to the rest of the country, and the territory becomes a state --
More modern times: Washingtonians survive the Great Depression, Japanese Americans fight for their rights, and the Seattle area booms --
People: Washingtonians hike and bike and make music and art. They also love great food --
Government: Learn about Washington's government and the people who keep it running --
Economy: Airplanes, apples, computer software, and coffee are all important to Washington's economy --
Travel guide: Bustling cities, rumbling volcanoes, and rushing rivers compete for your attention in Washington --
Projects --
Timeline --
Glossary --
Fast facts --
Biographical dictionary --
Resources --
Index.
Series Title: America the beautiful., Third series.
Responsibility: by R. Conrad Stein.
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Abstract:

Presents an introduction to the geography, natural resources, history, economy, important sites, daily life, and people of the state of Washington.

An introduction to the geography, natural resources, history, economy, important sites, daily life, and people of Washington (State).

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