O is for Old Dominion: A Virginia Alphabet

O is for Old Dominion: A Virginia Alphabet

Pamela Duncan Edwards (author), Troy Howell (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585366187

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From Arlington National Cemetery (once part of Robert E. Lee's homestead) to magnificent Monticello, Virginia has always had a prominent place in American history. Jamestown, Williamsburg, and even the Pentagon are just a few of the many places highlighted in O is for Old Dominion. Readers will also be introduced to such history makers as George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Booker T. Washington. Pamela Duncan Edwards came from England to live in Virginia twenty years ago and fell in love with her new home. Pamela was a children's librarian before becoming the author of nearly twenty-five picture books. She thinks Virginia is the most beautiful state and hopes she will live there forever. Pamela makes her home in Vienna, Virginia. Artist Troy Howell has had a prolific career as a children's book illustrator, with countless books to his credit. He received his formal art education from the Art Center in Los Angeles and the Illustrators' Workshops in New York. Troy lives in Falmouth, Virginia.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Cultural/Diversity Geography History People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Language Arts Social Studies
English (US)
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