Washington, D.C. (A True Book: My United States)

Washington, D.C. (A True Book: My United States)

by Karen Kellaher

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Overview

The U.S. capital city is not part of any state. It's a special district run by the U.S. government. Inside you'll find: How the local government works in Washington, D.C.; A timeline, photos-and what city life is like in the nation's capital; Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531247235
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: A True Book: My United States
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 492,725
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 950L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Map: This Is Washington, D.C.! 6

1 Land and Wildlife: What is the terrain of Washington, D.C., like and what lives there? 9

2 Government: What are the different parts of Washington, D.C., government? 17

The Big Truth!

What Represents Washington, D.C.?: Which designs, objects, plants, and animals symbolize Washington, D.C.? 22

3 History: How did Washington, D.C., become the city it is today? 25

4 Culture: What do the people of Washington, D.C., do for work and fun? 35

Famous People 42

Did You Know That 44

Resources 46

Important Words 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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