Pennsylvania is an interesting place. One of the original thirteen colonies, it has played an important part in the founding of America. Find out about William Penn's part in William Penn and Other Pennsylvanians. Check out the history of its transportation in The Flying Banana and Other Pennsylvania Transportation.  Learn about the symbols that the legislators have chosen to represent this state in Phacops Rana and Other Pennsylvania Symbols and in the newest book, Iron Making and Other Pennsylvania Industries gain an understanding of the many industries which have come and gone.  Written for fourth to eighth grade, these books are enjoyed by young and old alike.  A plan for a full high school course is provided in the separate Student Book and Teacher's Guide for Iron Making and Other Pennsylvania Industries.