This Atlas for Young Explorers provides just the right amount of information for young minds looking to learn about each state in the union. Sidebars provide stats, the state bird and flower, and interesting facts, while photographs of unique locations surround a state map. Major routes, economy symbols, national parks, major towns, and bodies of water are noted. Organized by region, each new unit includes area statistics, including total area, lowest points, largest lakes, vegetation, population, states included, most/least populous states, etc. Icons next to certain photos point readers to the atlas website with photos, video, audio, games, and additional information. United States maps include physical, natural environment, natural hazard, political, population, migration, and greening maps. 175 indexed pages, hardcover with dust jacket. 14' x 10.5'. 3rd Edition.