Amanda Durrant


Dependable, Primary, Marion Dane Bauer, C.B. Canga, US History, Virginia, Washington DC

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Book Review


The narrator, Mr. Geo, takes readers on a journey to discover interesting facts about Virginia. He discusses Virginia's geographic location and major events and festivals that occur in the state each year. The narrator then talks about the history of the state, including prehistoric dinosaur fossils, descriptions of Native Americans and the European colonization, Presidential homes, and the roll Virginia played in the American Civil War. He then discusses noteworthy landmarks such as Shenandoah National Park and Arlington Nation Cemetery before moving on to facts about Washington, D.C. The narrator concludes by talking about famous landmarks and the U.S. Federal Government's location in the nation's capital.