Publication Date: March 19, 2019
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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
It’s weird. It’s true. And now, it’s red, white, and blue! Explore the wonderfully wacky side of the United States of America Weird But True! style.
Calling all patriots! Get ready to explore wacky wonders, facts, stats, tidbits, and trivia about America’s 50 states and territories!
Did you know that there is a floating post office in Michigan?
Or that a library book checked out by George Washington was returned to a New York City library 221 years late?
Maybe you’d be amazed to discover that the ink used to print U.S. paper money is magnetic?
In this latest and greatest edition of Weird But True!, you’ll encounter all kinds of bizarre people, places, events, and things that make our country great.
Series Overview: Bursting onto the book scene in late 2009, Weird But True! paperbacks—with a distinct colorful design, whimsical typography, and square shape—became instant blockbusters. Now with 25+ paperbacks, hardcovers, a journal, day planner, and other spin-offs in the marketplace, the Weird But True series has 7 million copies in print.
Conceived as a monthly page in National Geographic Kids magazine in 2004, Weird But True has been the most popular feature every month since its inception.