The award-winning National Geographic Kids United States Atlas features lively maps, and graphics; up to date essays and statistics; 8 thematic map spreads, on topics such as immigration, natural hazards, the water crisis, and the “greening” of The us; same-size physical and political maps for each and every region for simple comparison; vibrant photo essays on each and every region and state; more than 350 full-color illustrations; 80-plus pages of National Geographic maps; 50-plus info graphics; up to date state fact boxes; geo-whiz facts; state flags, birds, and flowers; comprehensive place-name index with coordinates for simple reference; and glossary of geographic terms.
Just like its companion volume National Geographic Kids World Atlas, the us atlas is INTERACTIVE. A specially designed Web site will allow kids to link directly to hundreds of National Geographic maps, photographs, and articles plus videos, music, games, and more so as to expand their knowledge and perspective about this country and its states and regions. All maps are custom-designed for middle-grade students by the Society’s world-famous cartographers and each and every is shown in the context of surrounding areas. All over, locator maps and color coding make it easy for kids to keep track of where they’re and to quickly navigate from region to region and state to state.
The combination of large, detailed, yet easy-to-read maps–both physical and political; stunning, full-color photo essays; information-packed thematic spreads; and the interactive component sets this atlas except each other U.S. atlas currently to be had for the 8-12 age market and makes it an invaluable resource.