S is for Smithsonian: America’s Museum Alphabet. Marie and Roland Smith. Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.
A guided tour of the world’s largest museum complex gives the reader some grasp of the many riches available at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D. C. Are you interested in ballgowns belonging to the First Ladies, the Hope Diamond, inventions, space, aviation, art, science, history, anthropology, and/or Dorothy’s ruby red slippers? Unless you live at the Smithsonian, you probably never will see it all. This book will whet the interest of every reader—Wilma Snyder.