The ABCs of LSU
32 Pages / 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.31 in / 26 color illustrations
- Hardcover /
- 9780807173879 /
- Published: August 2020
Tiger Nation’s youngest generation will delight in The ABCs of LSU. Rhymed verse and colorful drawings introduce children to the landmarks, history, activities, and traditions of Louisiana’s flagship university. Each page of the book highlights a different letter of the alphabet:
Tiger Band Drumline stops on Victory Hill.
Cymbal, snares, bass give us a thrill!
To the Ag Center Dairy Store for a cold treat,
Delicious ice cream tasty and sweet.
Included are beloved mascot Mike the Tiger, baseball at Alex Box Stadium, the chiming Memorial Tower, dancing Golden Girls, the Quad, the Greek Theater, and much more.
Linda Colquitt Taylor and Erin Casteel’s lively, informative tour of the Baton Rouge campus will charm older readers as well as young. LSU students may learn something new; alumni and fans will relive happy memories.
From the ancient Indian Mounds to the latest Reveille headline, The ABCs of LSU celebrates what makes Louisiana State University one of a kind for all ages.
The ABCs of LSU is a touchdown for learning about the LSU campus, the alphabet and rhyming words. The text is well-designed, with the showcased letter in bold purple color to help the young reader pick out the featured letter from the rest of the black text. The illustrations are colorful, bright and represent many aspects of LSU life and ethnicities. The book is an easy read and will be enjoyed by children and adults. ~Ginger Osburne
As diehard football fans and alumni, we give The ABCs of LSU a 5-star rating. The descriptions and illustrations of Tiger Stadium, the Golden Girls, Indian Mounds, and more bring back great memories to all of us who breathe purple and gold, and the easy-to-follow format makes it easy to instill the love of LSU in the next generation. Geaux Tigers! ~Nolan and Andie Schexnayder
What an entertaining way to learn about LSU! It is a nostalgic walk around the campus for LSU grads. This book brings back fond memories of my days at LSU, while at the same time it entertains my grandkids. ~Susan McKibben
"A wonderfully written and illustrated book, children and parents alike will surely enjoy this rhyming version of The ABC’s of LSU! The text includes words that highlight each letter of the alphabet, such as Victory and Death Valley. This is not only a fun way to learn phonics, but also has some interesting facts about the university tucked away inside! ~Babs Babin