Capital! Washington DC from A to Z
Illustrator: Frané Lessac
Publisher: HarperCollins
Suggested age range: 5 to 9
ISBN 0688175619

It’s the nation’s Capital, home of American government, world-renowned museums, and famous memorials and monuments. Visit Apollo 11 at the Air and Space Museum; see how bills are printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and tour the Capital where Congress meets. In this rhyming, alphabetical tour, fascinating facts about historic people and places complement the lively, informative verse, while Frané Lessac captures the unique brilliance of the city with her detailed, accessible, folk-style artwork.

“This exuberant guided tour of the nation’s capital is filled with nuggets of information.”
New York Times Book Review

A Capitol Choices Noteworthy Book Selection, 2003

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