Indiana is a land of green rolling hills, flat plains, and thick forests. It is also home to towns and cities with rich local culture.
A True Book: My United States series allows readers to experience what makes each of the fifty state distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each states' history, geography, wildlife and future outlook. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
Readers will tour this Midwestern state and see everything it has to offer. They will also explore its history, from how people first settled there to how it became a state and what role it plays in the national economy today. They will also see how Indianans live and what sets the state apart from others.
Table of Contents
Map: This Is Indiana! 6
1 Land and Wildlife: What is the terrain of Indiana like and what kinds of wildlife live there? 9
2 Government: What are the different parts of Indiana's government? 17
The Big Truth!
What Represents Indiana?: Which designs, objects, plants, and animals symbolize Indiana? 22
3 History: How did Indiana become the state it is today? 25
4 Culture: What do the people of Indiana do for work and fun? 35
Famous People 42
Did You Know That 44
Important Words 47
About the Author 48