H is for Hoosier

An Indiana Alphabet

From the Set Discover America State By State

Indiana is called the Hoosier State and its people are known as Hoosiers, although historians don't really know why. They do, however, have several ideas about the origins of the famous nickname. Children can learn these origins and other facts about the Hoosier state in H is for Hoosier: An Indiana Alphabet, written by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds and illustrated by Bruce Langton.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level
Dewey 977.2
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781585360413), PDF (9781585366354), Hosted ebook (9781627533096)
Copyright 2002, 2014
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions 11 x 9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
  • Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee--Picture Book, Runner-up, 2004

H is for Hoosier - Teaching Guide

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Author: Cynthia Furlong Reynolds

Cynthia is an award-winning journalist. Her byline has appeared in newspapers, magazines and books. She first launched her quest for intriguing words and lilting rhymes when she wrote L is for Lobster: A Maine Alphabet and S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet. Cynthia and her husband Mark have three children, Chip, Ben and Elizabeth.

Illustrator: Bruce Langton

Bruce Langton's unmistakable style and unique ability to capture not only sporting and wildlife scenes, but also contemporary landscapes has won him numerous awards including the 1998 Featured Artist for the Northern Wildlife Art Expo. He lives with his family in Granger, Indiana.