H is for Hoosier: An Indiana Alphabet

 
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Indiana is called the Hoosier State and its people are known as Hoosiers, although historians don't really know why. They do, however, have several ideas about the origins of the famous nickname. Children can learn these origins and other facts about the Hoosier state in H is for Hoosier: An Indiana Alphabet, written by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds and illustrated by Bruce Langton.

Details

Specifications

  • Dewey: 977.2
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Hardcover (9781585360413): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2002, 09/19/2001
  • PDF (9781585366354): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2010, 10/08/2010
  • Hosted ebook (9781627533096): 40 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
  • Subject: Geography, Language Arts
  • Series: Discover America State by State

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 8
  • ATOS Reading Level: 6.1
  • ATOS Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 69306
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Awards

  • Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee--Picture Book, Runner-up, 2004

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Contributors

Author: Cynthia Furlong Reynolds

Cynthia is an award-winning journalist. Her byline has appeared in newspapers, magazines and books. She first launched her quest for intriguing words and lilting rhymes when she wrote L is for Lobster: A Maine Alphabet and S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet. Cynthia and her husband Mark have three children, Chip, Ben and Elizabeth.

Illustrator: Bruce Langton

Bruce Langton’s unmistakable style and unique ability to capture not only sporting and wildlife scenes, but also contemporary landscapes has won him numerous awards including the 1998 Featured Artist for the Northern Wildlife Art Expo. He lives with his family in Granger, Indiana.