Capital! Washington D.C. from A to Z

by Laura Melmed
illus. Frané Lessac
HarperCollins Publishers

Welcome to our nation’s Capital!

Take a guided tour through Washington, D.C.—home of American government, world-renowned museums, and famous memorials and monuments.

Visit Apollo 11, find out how Bills are printed, and see where Congress meets.

It’s all right here, from A to Z!


“Vibrant gouache paintings with a folk-art look dominate this alphabetical tour of our nation’s capital.”

Brooklyn Family

“An unforgettable, read-aloud delight about one of the most visited cities in America.”

School Library Journal

“A guide to Washington DC, driven most successfully by the alphabet, with bright, folkloric illustrations.”

San Francisco Chronicle

“For real and armchair tourists alike, this alphabet book is a lively intro to the District.”

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UK: Book Depository– Amazon– Indie Bookstores