A Wisconsin Alphabet
The intriguing facts and faces, history and places of Wisconsin are revealed to readers young and old in B is for Badger: A Wisconsin Alphabet. From it's leaders in fine arts and architecture (Georgia O'Keeffe and Frank Lloyd Wright) to its pioneers in nature conservation (John Muir and Aldo Leopold), Wisconsin has been an influence on major movements in education, industry, and use of natural resources. In this guided A-Z tour, beginning readers will enjoy simple rhymes while older children discover facts about each topic letter in the sidebar expository.
B is for Badger:
Our nickname was found
when hardworking miners
made homes in the ground.
Author Kathy-jo Wargin's entertaining poems and informative text are perfectly complemented by lush, original artwork from artist Renee Graef. B is for Badger showcases for natives and visitors alike the splendors of Wisconsin.
Recommended for children ages 4-10. 40 pages, 9.5 x 11.25 Hardcover.