Table of contents for Nevada / Ann Heinrichs.

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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.