The Train of States

The Train of States

By Peter Sis

Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780060578381, 64pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2004

Description
The train of states is rolling by -- rush to the window and watch it go The very first car? The very first state: Delaware, of course, followed by Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia ... fifty in all. The caboose? Washington, D.C.

Look closely What do you see? State birds, state flowers, state trees ... forty-three presidents Can you find them all? Can you spot the flags, heroes, animals, and landmarks adorning the train of states?

Clickety clack, clickety clack. Rush out the door, rush to the track. Where is the train going? Come along Over the prairie, over the mountains, down a green valley, and into a billowing tent. It's time for a party -- it's time to celebrate the fifty states