Children all over America are required to study the history and geography of their state, usually in the 4th grade. Here are books to help homeschoolers of Alabama accomplish this task.
From the American the Beautiful series, Alabama features full color photographs, maps, fast facts and is fully indexed. 144 pages, grades 4-8.
Alabama, part of the 'From Sea to Shining Sea' series discusses the geography, history, industries, and famous people. Features full color photographs, 64 pages. (for grades 3-5)
From the 'Hello U.S.A.' series, this book takes you on a tour of the history, geography, people, economy, and environment of Alabama. Features colorful photos, easy-to-read text, and fascinating facts sidebars. 84 pages, grades 3-6.
"Jam-packed with information, these books are an ideal resource for report writing and teaching. Fast Facts highlight each state's capital city, largest city, physical size, population, natural resources, and primary manufactured goods." 24 pages, grades 3-5.
If you want an in-depth portrait of a state, you have to look beyond the basic facts. Portrait of America fills in the facts of history, economy, and culture with vignettes of individual residents, special events, and featured industries. 48 pages, grades 3-12.