Subtitle Meet the People Who Live, Work, and Play Across the USA
Margeaux Weston, Sarosh Arif
Description Description This vibrantly illustrated compendium explores the beautiful diversity of the people who live, work, and love across the USA in this joyful follow-up to The 50 States.
Across 51 charmingly illustrated infographic maps, covering every state of the USA from Alabama to Wyoming, We Are The United States celebrates the glorious rainbow of different heritages, religions, hobbies, vocations and cultures that populate this great country.
Say “ha'u” to the Hopi people in Arizona, and “xin chào” to Vietnamese Americans living in Orange County, California. Meet veterans in South Carolina, alligator farmers in Louisiana, and astronauts in Texas. Play with gamers at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, party with drag queens in Atlanta, and ride with mountain bikers in Moab.
Alongside an illustrated map, each state’s spread features a ‘Hall of Fame’ highlighting important people from the state’s history, as well as ‘Spotlight’ pull-out illustrations showcasing amazing cultural highlights from the area.
Discover the local delicacies enjoyed by each state’s residents, and the unique traditions and celebrations that have been born on and brought to America’s shores. Brush up on key stats and facts about each state’s population, and learn about the powerful history of the people of this one nation, indivisible, the United States.
The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps and infographics bring the places to colourful life.
Also available from the series: 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Only in America, Only in America Activity Book, Only in California, Only in Texas, 50 Adventures in the 50 States, and The 50 States.