COMING SOON: 50 CITIES in the U.S.A.

written by Gabrielle Balkan   |   illustrated by Sol Linero
published by Wide Eyed Editions   |   September 7, 2017 | 
ages 7 +   |   112 pages   |  11 x 13.3" 
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Take a tour of America's best-loved—and lesser-known—urban delights in this compendium of 50 city maps. Enjoy skyscraper streets, museum miles, local food trucks, and city parks from Anchorage to Washington, D.C. and discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, culture, and diversity that have helped make America what it is today.

Get a glimpse of the type of materials we're including in the images below. You can also vote for which objects to include in the VOTE FOR IT section of the Making Books Blog.

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

In 2011 the museum’s mummy of Nesmin was given a CT scan. The scan revealed 31 amulets wrapped in the folds, and signs that Nesmin had arthritis.

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1904 SUMMER OLYMPICS

In 1904, gymnast George Eyser won six metals while competing with a wooden prosthetic leg.
 

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GOLDEN GATE FORTUNE COOKIE FACTORY

See how these treats are made, right across the bay from Oakland, where the fortune cookie folding machine was invented.