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Title:
Delaware, the first state
Author:
Fontes, Justine.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Milwaukee, WI : World Almanac, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm.
Summary:
Presents the history, geography, people, politics and government, economy, social life and customs, state events and attractions, and notable people of Delaware.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.4 2.0 69369.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780836851489

9780836853193
Format :
Book

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Summary

The 52-volume World Almanac Library of the States is the most up-to-date state set available, and it's the one School Library Journal calls more complete than its competitors. In addition to an in-depth factual profile of each state, every book offers fascinating and lively discussions of the state's history, people, geography, government, economy, culture, and lifestyles. Each title also includes a section on Notable People, a calendar of events, full-color photos, maps, charts, graphs, time lines and other tools to make this unquestionably the best young adult reference set available.


Author Notes

Author Ron Fontes grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee and started drawing comics at the age of 16. He studied art and theatre in college and worked as an advertising art director in Nashville, Tennessee before moving to New York City. He also worked for Whitman and as an art director for Marvel Comics.

Currently he and his wife, Justine Korman, write children's books. They have written over 400 books for major publishers. Many have featured licensed characters such as the Peanuts Gang and the X-Men and are often based on popular movies like The Lion King, Batman Returns, and The Phantom Menace. Their biggest seller is the adaptation of The Lion King, which sold almost four million copies worldwide. In 1994, Fontes published a science fiction series called Captain Fortune. He and his wife also work on Tales of the Terminal Diner, which is a unique anthology featuring work by both professionals and amateurs.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Almanacp. 6
Historyp. 8
The Peoplep. 16
The Landp. 20
Economy & Commercep. 24
Politics & Governmentp. 28
Culture & Lifestylep. 32
Notable Peoplep. 38
Time Linep. 42
State Events & Attractionsp. 44
More About Delawarep. 46
Indexp. 47