Booking Across the USA: Down South in Mississippi! | Peace, Love, and First Grade

Booking Across the USA: Down South in Mississippi!

Have you met Charlie? He's traveled to every state in the USA!
I'm so happy I got to spend some time with him in Mississippi!

Can you tell I'm just a little excited to take part in the Booking Across America linky? Well, I am!

Jodie from Growing Book by Book did a terrific job putting this huge project together, and Blue Apple Books provided the adorable books about Charlie!
Thanks so much, Jodie and Blue Apple! 

Now, let's talk about Charlie! Charlie is this sweet little pup who has a thing for traveling!
He visits every state in the USA through Miles Backer's Travels with Charlie series.

I was given the opportunity to read and share Down South,
a super fun and informative book about the Southern states.

My kiddos and I read about all the southern states
but focused our attention on our home state. 

Then we created our own magnolias-our state flower!

I am a native Mississippian and love the diversity and personality of my state!
Oh, could I write some posts on the way I feel about this place!!
My home state is filled with soul!
Here's my Pinterest board for more on Mississippi! 

Did you know?
The Mississippi Children's Museum has the only licensed life size Scrabble board.
We had a great time building words on our field trip in April.

Root beer was invented in Biloxi. 
Pine Sol and Dr. Tichenors also come from MS. 

Belzoni is the Catfish Capitol of the World. (Hello, Doodlebugs!) 

And, He is one of us...

I don't know about you, but I'm thinking a root beer, some catfish,
and a little Elvis sound pretty good right about now!

If you want to join me, come on Down South!
You could join Charlie on his travels through all the 50 states! 
Check out the linky below!
Want to win a set of all 4 Travels with Charlie books?
You can! Enter to win right here!