It's Only Ink! Our Nation's Capital

It's Only Ink!
Our Nation's Capital

This children's picture book is the newest addition to Sleeping Bear Press' popular Discover America State by State series. Each title begins with a letter of the alphabet and represents a person, place, or object specific to the state or region.
This reviewer was given the opportunity to read "N is for Our Nation's Capital: A Washington, DC Alphabet" by husband and wife team, Marie and Roland Smith.
Within its colorful and delightful pages (drawn in full-color by Barbara Leonard Gibson) is simple poems with sidebars that delve deeper into the facts. Because of this set-up, "N is for Our Nation's Capital: A Washington, DC Alphabet" is perfect for younger readers and older readers.
Marie and Roland Smith's book introduces children to the Theodore Roosevelt statue, Kahlil Gibran, jazz player Edward Kennedy Ellington, and many more greats located in our nation's capital. They will learn about the Powhatan people on the Potomac shore and find out what a speech called "I Have a Dream" h as to do with Washington and our nation.

"N is for Our Nation's Capital: A Washington, DC Alphabet" by Marie and Roland Smith
Published by: Sleeping Bear Press, www.sleepingbearpress.com
Released: 2005
ISBN: 1-58536-148-8
Price: $17.95
Reviewed by: Jennifer LB Leese

Jennifer LB Leese is a writer from Maryland who writes children's picture books, young adult novels, and paranormal fiction. Visit her online at: www.geocities.com/ladyjiraff