Celebrating Massachusetts

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Book Information
Rating: Excellent
Reading/Interest Level: Primary
Author: Marion Dane Bauer
Illustrator: C.B. Canga
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9780544119727
Pages: 36

Mr. Geo, a geography teacher, is visiting Massachusetts! Massachusetts is known as the Bay State. Many people go to Massachusetts to see the Boston Tea Party Ship, Boston Common, Paul Revere’s house, and the Freedom Trail. Boston is the capital. There are many things to do there! Once Mr. Geo shows you around, you’ll feel like you’ve been to the amazing state of Massachusetts.

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 California’s history. Each state is unique in different ways, so this series of Green Light Readers is perfect for helping children realize why each state has something to celebrate.