Only in New York: Weird and Wonderful Facts about the Empire State

by Heather Alexander (Author) Joseph Moffat-Peña (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: 50 States
The next in this state-by-state strand of the best-selling 50 States series, Only in New York explores the most amazing sites, cities, history, and natural landscapes of the Empire State.

From the roar of Niagara Falls to the tip of Lady Liberty's torch, explore the length and breadth of New York with the help of little-known facts and colorful art. A state maptimelines, and spotlight spreads shine a light on the best and most surprising sites, histories, places, people, culture, and food this state has to offer.

Locations include: New York City, Long Island, Albany, the Hudson Valley, the Catskills and Adirondacks, Syracuse, the Finger Lakes, and many more.

Discover fun-filled festivals, storied monuments, famous New Yorkers, and even inventions you never knew came from the state. It's all here in Only in New York, so start spreadin' the news!

Each book in the state-by-state subseries covers the following areas:
  1. Weird and wacky stats and facts
  2. Historical timeline
  3. Local sports
  4. Museums, amusement parks, and cultural events
  5. Food and drink
  6. Animals and plants
  7. Inventions
  8. Fun festivals
  9. Changemakers and superstars
  10. Quiz questions
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 StatesOnly in AmericaOnly in TexasOnly in CaliforniaWe Are the United States50 Adventures in the 50 Statesand The 50 States, as well as a wide range of activity books and gifts.
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"...eye-catching, colorful, iconic scenes... Informative and fun."—Kirkus Reviews
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
9780711281431
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Wide Eyed Editions
Publication date
September 20, 2023
Series
50 States
BISAC categories
YAN038100 - Young Adult Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - General
Library of Congress categories
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