Reading/Interest Level: Primary
Author: Marion Dane Bauer
Illustrator: C.B. Canga
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Mr. Geo is a geography teacher who knows everything there is to know about the fifty states in the U.S. In this book, he takes a trip to Colorado. The mountains, nature and wildlife in Colorado are some of its greatest features. Colorado is home to Pikes Peak, which has an incredible view. Tourists will come across dinosaur prints in Picketwire Canyonlands! Colorado Springs is home to the U.S. Olympic Training Center, which is a fun place to visit too. Colorado is a beautiful place to visit and has many unique features.
This non-fiction book is great for children who are learning to read. A glossary of difficult but important words is included, along with a page of state-related learning activities and a timeline of important events in Colorado's history. Each state is unique in different ways. Readers will learn about what makes Colorado unique and a wonderful place to visit. This series is perfect for helping children realize why each state has something to celebrate.