The Midwest region, also known as America's Heartland, encompasses many of the nation's major lakes and waterways. From rural areas to major cities such as Chicago, the Midwest is a region of varied landscapes. Exploring the Midwest introduces readers to the geography, history, biology, industries, and cultures that define this region.
Includes glossary, index and online resource (page 47).
America's heartland -- History and settlement -- Waterways and landmarks -- Animals and plants -- The Midwest's economy -- Peoples and cultures -- Fast facts -- Stop and think -- Glossary -- Online resources -- Learn more -- Index -- About the author.