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America the beautiful.
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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 974.9 KEN (Text) 34207001821801 Juv Non-Fiction Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell J 974.9 KEN (Text) 38144000342131 Juvenile Non-fiction Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 974.9 J KENT (Text) 75342000336196 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780531248942
  • ISBN: 0531248941
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : illustrations (mostly color), charts, color maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: New York ; Children's Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses the history of New Jersey, from its earliest settlement to its latest developments, along with its geography, government, people, and economy.
Target Audience Note:
960 Lexile.
960L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.8 3.0 164765
Reading Counts! 960 7.5 7.0 Q64037
Subject: New Jersey.
New Jersey.

1 Land
Learn about the Pinelands and the Meadowlands, bears and whales, and what New Jerseyans are doing to protect the environment
2 First People
Meet the Lenape Indians, and learn about their houses, clothing, games, and beliefs
3 Exploration and Settlement
Find out how Europeans settled New Jersey, learn about colonial life, and discover New Jersey's role in the American Revolution
4 Growth and Change
Learn how New Jersey built mills and factories, ended slavery, and became home to thousands of newcomers from Europe
5 More Modern Times
Read about political bosses and reformers, amazing construction projects, and the revival of a troubled city
6 People
Meet Judy Blume and Albert Einstein, find out about the Rutgers-Princeton rivalry, and bake a blueberry cobbler
7 Government
Learn about the branches of New Jersey's government, the capitol and governor's mansion, and presidents from New Jersey
8 Economy
Find out the many ways New Jerseyans earn a living, and learn about some of the state's businesspeople and inventors
9 Travel Guide
Visit New Jersey's parks and museums, beaches and boardwalks, historic homes and restored villages
Projects 116(6)
Timeline 122(3)
Glossary 125(1)
Fast Facts 126(7)
Biographical Dictionary 133(5)
Resources 138(1)
Index 139(4)
Author's Tips and Source Notes 143

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