B is for Blue Crab

B is for Blue Crab: A Maryland Alphabet

LB is for Blue Crab dust jacketearn about the places, people, and landmarks that make Maryland a fascinating place to live in and to visit. The author shares simple rhymes for younger children and detailed sidebars of text for older children. Discover the sport of jousting and find out how it became the state sport. Read about the history and lore of our national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner.” And discover many other facts about the state. The beautiful paintings by Laura Stutzman, the book’s illustrator, make the book enjoyable for all ages.

This book is available in both hardcover and kindle editions.
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This book is part of a series called Discover America State by State. Check the publisher’s website for books about other states in the series. The publisher also provides a Teacher’s Guide for classroom activities.

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Shirley Menendez sharing B is for Blue Crab with students

Product details:
ISBN: 978-1-58536-160-1
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press (2004)
Series: Discover America State by State
Hardcover: 40 pages
Language: English
Age Range: 6-9 and up
Grade Level: 1-4

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