Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
Contents 1 The Land Explore Nevada's landscape from the Sierra Nevada to the Humboldt Sink, meet its wild horses and bighorn sheep, and gaze upon sagebrush and 4,000-year-old trees. 2 The First Nevadans Find out how Nevada's earliest residents lived and worked in harmony with their environment and the yearly cycle of seasons. 3 Explorers and Settlements Follow trappers, trailblazers, and pioneers as they make their way across Nevada's treacherous landscape. 4 Growth and Change See how fortune-hunters swarmed into Nevada for the treasure that made Nevada the Silver State. 5 More Modern Times Hoover Dam and sparkling casinos helped Nevada out of the Great Depression. But with a mushrooming population, where is all the water coming from? Nevada tackles its problems head-on. 6 People The fastest-growing state in the Union is home to people and cultures; along with their foods and arts. 7 Government Learn how Nevada's governor, lawmakers, and judges share in governing the state. And see how a group of schoolkids took on their state government! 8 Economy Nevada's got cattle ranches galore, rich gold and silver mines, and acres of hay. But tourism pumps the most money into the economy. 9 Travel Guide From casinos to campgrounds, from ghost towns to national parks, there's a lot to explore in Nevada! Project Room, 118 Timeline, 122 Fast Facts, 124 Biographical Dictionary, 132 Resources, 136 Index, 138 Author's Tips and Source Notes, 142
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Nevada -- Juvenile literature.