Celebrating Texas (Paperback)

50 States to Celebrate (Green Light Readers Level 3)

By Marion Dane Bauer, C.B. Canga (Illustrator)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547897868, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 18, 2013

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Meet Mr. Geo, everybody’s favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today, he’s visiting Texas, the Lone Star State. His first stop is a big rodeo show to ride a bucking bronco and see real cowboys do amazing tricks. Then he’ll see how astronauts train, experience life in the Old West, and even see native animals like armadillos and rattlesnakes! Then he will visit big cities, historic sites, scenic wonders, sports events, and more. Join Mr. Geo on his travels all around Texas. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. This entertaining and educational mix of travel, geography, history, and pop culture includes maps and learning activities. Great for beginning readers!

About the Author

Marion Dane Bauer has written more than one hundred children's books, including picture books, easy readers, early chapter books, and novels. She won a Newbery Honor for On My Honor, a middle grade coming-of-age story. She lives in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. www.mariondanebauer.com.

C.B. Canga has illustrated numerous early chapter books, including Field Trip Mysteries by Steve Brezenoff. He lives in Pleasant Hill, California.