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Title:
Celebrating Washington state
Author:
Bauer, Marion Dane.
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Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Physical Description:
36 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Join Mr. Geo on his whirlwind tour of Washington. The tour begins in beautiful Olympic National Park with exciting stops in Seattle, at Mount St. Helens, historic Fort Vancouver and more. Packed with picture and context clues to keep beginning and newly independent readers moving along.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
640 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.6 0.5 170100.
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ISBN:
9780544289482

9780544289673

9781480652484
Format :
Book

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Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher!nbsp;He loves to explore new places. Today he's visiting Washington, the Evergreen State.nbsp;His first stop isnbsp;Olympic National Park, to climb mountain trails, hike a rainforest, and see a glacier.nbsp;Then he's headed to Seattle to ride to the top of the Space Needle.nbsp;He'll also visitnbsp;Mount Rainier, historic sites,nbsp;sports events, museums, and more.nbsp;Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Washington. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. Includes maps, glossary,nbsp;and learning activities.nbsp;Great resource for school projects and family vacations!nbsp;


Author Notes

Marion Dane Bauer was born in Oglesby, Illinois. She attended community college first, in her home town, and then went to the University of Missouri when she was a junior to study journalism. She quickly realized that journalism was not for her and changed her focus to the humanities and a degree in English literature. She switched one last time to focus on teaching english, which she did when she graduated college.

After her children were born, Bauer decided to try her hand at writing. She started out with a children's picture book, but discovered that youg adult novels were more to her taste. After making a career out of writing, Bauer became the first Faculty Chair at Vermont College for the only Master of Fine Arts in Writing program devoted exclusively to writing for children and young adults.

Bauer is the author of more than forty books for young people. She has won many awards, including a Jane Addams Peace Association Award for her novel Rain of Fire and an American Library Association Newbery Honor Award for On My Honor and the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota for the body of her work. Her picture book My Mother is Mine was a New York Times bestseller.

(Bowker Author Biography)