Cook your way across the USA! This title teaches kids to cook local dishes from the Western states. Each book is specially formatted to engage kids while reinforcing Common Core Standards in math, reading comprehension, and science. Kid-tested recipes, from Idaho Red Bean Pita Salad to Arizona Cinnamon Apple Chimichangas, include easy step-by-step instructions and custom, how-to photos. Complete tool and ingredients lists are also provided. Get going on a cooking adventure! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.