by Kathie Johnson
In my children's library, I offered another geographic reading contest last summer. We focused on the mid-Atlantic states: Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware, as well as Washington, D.C. In order to provide enough books for eager readers, I included as well the early frontier states of Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
My hope is always that the children reading these books will have their worlds expanded, and I heard that happening as we talked about them. My California kids are reading about places very far away from them, and they begin to understand how people live in other parts o . . .
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