This innovative guidebook and journal—part of a new series—encourages young visitors to record a personal account of their impressions of their visit to the Big Apple, creating a keepsake to memorialize the trip. It includes built-in pockets for postcards, brochures, maps, and ticket stubs, as well as crossword puzzles, word scrambles, and other fun activities.
Kids can write in their thoughts about attractions including the Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ellis Island, and Times Square. Each page features site-specific questions and activities to help youngsters get the most out of their visit.
About the Author
JoAnn Polley was born in Detroit, received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Eastern Michigan University, and completed a master’s in library science at Rollins College. Her additional studies include doctoral work in philology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a year at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece. An avid reader and world traveler, this former scuba instructor operates a graphic design studio, Infinite Ideas & Designs, and is currently president of the Orlando chapter of Business & Professional Women. She is also the author of My Trip to Washington, D.C and My Trip to Gettysburg.
MY TRIP TO NEW YORK
By JoAnn Polley
Illustrated by Kevin R. Hanstick
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Travel
80 pp. 6 x 9
65 color photos Color map Index