If America Were a Village (Hardcover)
A Book about the People of the United States (CitizenKid)
Kids Can Press, 9781554533442, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2009
Who are the people living in this vast and varied nation? Where did they come from? What are they like today? How do they compare with people in other countries? The book's simple statistical analysis provides a new way of learning about where people live in America, the state of their health, the shapes and sizes of families, what they use and more - forming a concise picture of a country.
If America Were a Village is part of CitizenKid: A collection of books that inform children about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens.
About the Author
Shelagh Armstrong is a freelance commercial artist who has designed adult book covers, stamps and commemorative coins .If the World Were a Village was her first children's book. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Praise For If America Were a Village: A Book about the People of the United States (CitizenKid)…
The premise isn't new, but it's never been used to better effect for deepening the understanding that children have about the 306 million (and counting) other people with whom they share this land.—Kirkus Reviews
A whole new way to think about our country.—Booklist