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Now in its eighth edition, the guidebook continues to be a best-seller among traveling families, visiting school groups, and area residents. Written for children 9 to 14 years old, the book guides kids through the 57 special coverplaces they are most likely to enjoy. It's packed with historical information, fun facts, puzzles, and games, and includes activities designed to familiarize kids with D.C. subway and city maps. In addition, the book covers how the city of Washington came to be, why monuments and memorials are important, and what historic preservation is all about. Bound like a workbook for easy use, the guide includes addresses, phone numbers and tour information.

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" Designed for children themselves - jazzed up with a variety of intriguing games, puzzles, quizzes and the like - the book is packed with information about the best places to go and the most interesting things to do in this activity-filled city...a useful pre-trip primer and a handy carry-around reference for the young explorer."
Washington Post


" ...a wonderful guidebook just for kids...an excellent piece of work...filled with fun facts, sight-seeing suggestions, games, puzzles, and maps. Our kids used this book to plan a wonderful Washington visit."
Great Vacations With Your Kids/Dorothy Jordon and Marjorie Adoff Cohen/E.P. Dutton


"A wonderful approach -- it actually gets kids to participate in sight-seeing. I highly recommend it!"
Lyndia Lowy, Officer, Guild of Professional Tour Guides


"...a good source for pre-trip planning."
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