Cover image for Michigan
Title:
Michigan
Author:
Raatma, Lucia.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
How did Michigan get its name? -- Land : Great Lakes and wild weather, trumpeter swans, and wildlife conservation -- The first Michiganders : Moundbuilders and dream catchers, canoe-making, and village life -- Exploration and settlement : missions at Sault Ste. Marie and the Straits of Mackinac, the fur trade, and freedom from Great Britain -- Growth and change : fighting the War of 1812 and becoming a state, the Underground Railroad, and facing Civil War -- More modern times : ending the Great Depression and fighting World War II, labor unions, and the great migration -- People : big cities and small towns, how Michiganders talk and eat, singers and writers, artists and athletes -- Government : legislature in Lansing, youth in government, and the state flag and seal -- Economy : running farms and making breakfast cereal, building cars, and booming business -- Travel guide : the upper and lower peninsulas, museums, and Mackinac Island.
Reading Level:
1010 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.6 3.0 120496.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.6 7 Quiz: 42635.
ISBN:
9780531185629
Format :
Book