Celebrating Pennsylvania: 50 States to Celebrate

by Jane Kurtz and C.B. Canga

Join Mr. Geo on his whirlwind tour of  Pennsylvania in this Level 3 Green Light Reader. Like the other books in the 50 States to Celebrate series, Celebrating Pennsylvania combines travel with social studies in a way that's entertaining and educational. The fun starts at the Fourth of July parade in historic Philadelphia with stops at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the Betsy Ross House. Then, it's on to Pennsylvania Dutch Country, sports events, museums, and much more. Packed with picture and context clues to keep beginning and newly independent readers moving along with ease and confidence.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544419735
  • ISBN-10: 0544419731
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication Date: 08/25/2015
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

“The titles in this series are perfect for reports on the fifty states.” —Kiss the Book blog 


Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today he's visiting Pennsylvania. His first stop is Philadelephia for a grand parade on the Fourth of July. He'll tap the Liberty Bell, visit Independence Hall, and meet up with Betsy Ross and Ben Franklin in the Historic District too. Then he'll visit Amish Country, Hershey, Pittsburgh, the Poconos, and much more. Join Mr. Geo and discover what makes Pennsylvania a state to celebrate. Includes maps, fun facts, learning activities, and colorful you-are-there illustrations. 

About the author
Jane Kurtz

JANE KURTZ lives in Portland, Oregon. She has written more than thirty fiction and nonfiction books for children, including Lanie and Lanie's Real Adventure from the American Girl Today series, Anna Was Here, and River Friendly, River Wild, a story in verse for which she received a Golden Kite award. Visit her website at  www.janekurtz.com.

C.B. Canga

C.B. Canga has illustrated numerous early chapter books, including Field Trip Mysteries by Steve Brezenoff. He lives in Pleasant Hill, California.


"Mustached Mr. Geo takes young readers on a tour of Pennsylvania in this lively installment in the Green Light Readers series...a pleasing way to travel and learn."