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The next stop on our educational journey? The wide open spaces of Alaska, of course!
More than 3,000 miles from our first stop, the state of Alaska has so much more to offer than just snow and ice.
Alaska State Study
In this week’s state study, you’ll learn all kinds of fun facts about country’s largest state, take a look at some state symbols, and read a little about the Iditarod, an annual race unlike any other.
This state, while still fairly new compared to many others, holds the nickname, The Last Frontier. With more than 600,000 square miles of land area and most of that being inaccessible by road, it’s easy to see why.
Alaska Books for Kids
Great Ice Bear: The Polar Bear and the Eskimo by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Moose Racks, Bear Tracks, and Other Alaska Kid Snacks by Alice Bugni
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure by Martin W. Sandler
Berry Magic by Betty Huffman
Akiak: A Tale from the Iditarod by Robert J. Blake
Aurora: A Tale of Northern Lights by Mindy Dwyer
So, let’s get going! The last frontier awaits!