Capital!: Washington D.C. from A to Z
Laura Krauss Melmed. Collins, $17.99 (48pp) ISBN 978-0-688-17561-0
From the Air and Space Museum to the National Zoo and 24 stops in between, Capital!: Washington D.C. from A to Z by Laura Krauss Melmed, illus. by Fran Lessac, takes readers on a tour of the nation's capital and simultaneously offers a history lesson in verse. ""At Kitty Hawk the brothers Wright/ Became the first to soar in flight./ Now mankind is exploring space!/ Learn how it happened, in this place"" introduces the first stop; informative captions pepper Lessac's folkloric illustrations, and quotes appear throughout.
Reviewed on: 01/01/2003
Library Binding - 48 pages - 978-0-688-17562-7
Paperback - 48 pages - 978-0-06-113614-6