The Ancient Euphrates

Geography of the World
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Buranunu, Perath, and Furat are just a few of the names that have been given to this ancient river. Follow the Euphrates as it winds its way through the cradle of civilization and explore what makes this river such an important and distinctive part of our modern world.

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978-1-61473-566-3
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2005
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2004-08-01
BISACS JNF038000, JNF051180
Dewey 915.67
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80096
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Wikipedia
Euphrates River Homepage
Euphrates
Euphrates - Old and New along the River in Syria
  • The Course of the River
  • Plants and Animals
  • The Euphrates, Past and Present
  • A Useful River
  • People along the River
  • Looking to the Future
  • Glossary
  • A Euphrates River Almanac
  • The Euphrates River in the News
  • How to Learn More about the Euphrates River
  • Index
Author: Charnan Simon

Charnan Simon has a BA in English literature from Carleton College and an MA in English literature from the University of Chicago. She has been an editor at both Cricket and Click magazines and has written more than 50 books for young readers. Ms. Simon lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband Tom, their daughters, Ariel and Hana, Sam the dog, and Lily and Luna the cats.