Super Cities! Chicago

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Sometimes the coolest places are right outside your front door. Learning about Chicago’s interesting and unique culture has never been so super fun! Did you know that Chicago’s Home Insurance Building was the world’s first skyscraper? Or that lacrosse was originally created by the Algonquian people? Have you ever heard that Walt Disney was born in Chicago? From the Great Chicago Fire, to delicious deep-dish pizza, Super Cities!: Chicago covers it all, and is sure to engage any reader with fun facts about the history, culture, and people who make this city great. Dive into Lake Michigan, explore Little Italy, and join in the fun at Lollapalooza, all right here. Take a peek inside to learn more about the impressive, unusual, super history of Chicago!
ISBN: 9781467198516
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Children's Books
State: Illinois
Series: Super Cities
Images: 150
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 8 (h)
Though based in New York City, Mark Shulman has traveled widely and became a big fan of barbecue in both Chicago and Kansas City! He is the author of dozens of books for kids on a wide variety of nonfiction topics, from animals and palindromes to robots and football. His work has been published by National Geographic Kids, Time Inc. Books, Discovery, Penguin, and Scholastic. He has also written fiction, including the award-winning novel Scrawl.
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