V is for Volunteer

V is for Volunteer : A Tennessee Alphabet

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Illustrated by Bruce LangtonFrom A to Z, you'll discover Tennessee's mountains, music, and mammals. "V is for Volunteer" stimulates children to learn about their state through familiar Tennessee icons like the Grand Ole Opry and Graceland. And even lifelong Tennesseans may learn something new about the Jubilee Singers and W.C. Handy. Illustrator Bruce Langton captures the beauty, natural wonder, and history of the Volunteer state through his colorful paintings. With poetry for younger children and expository text for older readers, author and Tennessee educator Mike Shoulders shares the important lessons of the Trail of Tears, Sequoyah and his alphabet and so much more. "V is for Volunteer" will intrigue and charm readers and Tennesseans of all ages!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 231.14 x 285.75 x 12.7mm | 340.19g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Sleeping Bear Press
  • KY, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1585360333
  • 9781585360338
  • 1,851,701

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""V is for Volunteer" will help children discover everything about their state from A is for Appalachian Mountains to Z is for Zebra Swallowtail - Tennessee's official state butterfly. With poetry and for younger children and expository text for older readers, the book appeals to a broad range of readers. The book is beautifully illustrated by Bruce Langton who captures the beauty and natural wonder of Tennessee. The book is published by Sleeping Bear Press and is part of a series of alphabet State books." -- "Mt. Juliet Chronicle" (April 2003)show more

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