The Mississippi and Other U.S. Waterways (Social Studies: Informational Text) (Paperback)
Explore the amazing life of one of the world’s busiest waterways! This social studies book tells the story of the Mississippi River and other important U.S. waterways. The Mississippi River has flowed for millions of years, and today it provides people with food, water, and transportation. This teacher-approved book offers students the chance to dive into the rich history of U.S. rivers, including the history of native peoples along riverbanks. The book covers the geography, history, economics, and civics of the Mississippi Valley in an easy-to-follow way. With a glossary and index, essential discussion questions, and other useful features, this book gives students a thoughtful inside look at major U.S. rivers and waterways.