Explore North Carolina in this comprehensive title! Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized photos showcase the beauty and diversity of this state. Readers learn about the state's history, cities, land features, animals, industries, sports, famous people, and more! A Tour Book spread highlights kid-friendly things to do in North Carolina. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, a timeline, regional and state maps, a facts page with vital information, a glossary, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing, a division of ABDO.