Only in Texas: Weird and Wonderful Facts about the Lone Star State (50 States)

by Heather Alexander (Author) Jen Taylor (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: 50 States

Only in Texas! encourages readers to explore the highlights of the Lone Star State with this collectable title, filled with stunning sights, amazing facts and beautiful illustrations.

Feel that Texas pride with the second in a new state-by-state series. Only in Texas! showcases all that is great about the Lone Star State, from its big cities to the stunning natural beauty of its great deserts and the rich culture and history of the second-largest state in the U.S.A! The book takes readers on a trip to all the highlights of the great state... keeping it weird in Austin, reaching for the stars in Houston, and feeling history come alive in San Antonio. A timeline reveals this historic border state's rich and varied history, and accessible and informative text brings this whistlestop tour to life, transporting young readers on a wild journey. Beautiful landscape illustrations capture the vast natural riches of the Lone Star State, including Big Bend National Park, Rio Grande and South Padre Island, while fact boxes and pull-out spot artworks cover fun Texas facts. Locations also include: Dallas, El Paso, Texas Hill Country, Guadeloupe Mountains, Piney Woods and Galveston, and many, many more!

Each book in this state-by state subseries will cover the following areas: Historical facts, events and figures figures, Cultural landmarks, Geology and landscapes, Artistic and cultural traditions, Cuisine, traditional foods and products.

Get ready for a whirlwind tour around the great state of Texas in this fun interactive title!

The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history, and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps, and infographics bring the places to colorful life. Also available from the series: 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Only in America, Only in America Activity Book, Only in California, We Are the United States, 50 Adventures in the 50 States, 50 Maps of the World, 50 Maps of the World Activity Book, and The 50 States

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Heather Alexander

Born in New York and now based in sunny California, Heather Alexander is the author of numerous books for children, both fiction and nonfiction, including Only In America, Eat Bugs: Project Startup, A Child's Introduction to the Nutcracker, A Child's Introduction to Egyptology, and the Wallace and Grace early chapter book series. Heather also works as a children's book editor. Visit her at heatheralexanderbooks.com.

Joseph Moffat-Pena is a children's book author and illustrator based in Oregon City, Oregon. From a young age, Joseph has shown a keen interest in drawing. Some of his early inspirations include Ed Emberly, Genndy Tartakovsky, and Dr. Seuss. While Joseph primarily works digitally, he also enjoys experimenting with various traditional drawing and painting methods. All of his digital brushes and textures have been carefully created traditionally first. Aside from illustrating, Joseph enjoys exploring trails with his wife and two dogs, listening to and playing music, and going out to the movies.

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780711274068
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Wide Eyed Editions
Publication date
February 20, 2023
Series
50 States
BISAC categories
JNF038100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States
JNF051000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | General
JNF058000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Travel
Library of Congress categories
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