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All Around the World



All Around the World

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Where is the Great Barrier Reef? Why was the Berlin Wall built? What country has a Lemon Festival? Each book in All Around the World highlights a specific country and is packed with facts about its interesting cultural and political history. Bright, full-color photographs complement the carefully leveled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, sidebars, an infographic, glossary, and index.
Number of books in the series: 25
ISBN :  600214

List Price :  $641.25

Library Price :   $448.75

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Series All Around the World
Reading Level Grade 2
Interest Level Grades 2-5
ATOS 2.7-2.9
Lexile 430L-550L
Guided Reading Level J
Copyright Year 2019
Dewey 900s
ISBN 600214
Author See Individual Authors
Artwork Photography
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Pogo Social Studies
AR Quiz Yes
Pages 24
Trim Size 7.5" x 9"
Book Format Hardcover
Reading Counts Points No

School Library Journal, November 2018
Information-packed, volumes cover the history, government, nature, geography, climate, resources, people, and recreational activities of each titular nation. Excellent color photos, many capturing the diversity of local people, convey the country’s vibrancy, as does each title’s upbeat tone. “Did You Know?” and “What Do You Think?” sidebars add information and/or pose questions; titles sometimes also use graphics to convey data. Highlights of each book include a “before-and-after-reading” guide for adults that offers strategies to develop students’ nonfiction reading skills. Iraq omits all mention of political turmoil; Brazil suggests the nation’s now-impeached president remains in office, which dates the volume. VERDICT Notable for its breadth, this series would make a fine introduction to world nations.